Human Development

  • Social Inclusion through Leadership Skills for Disabled Women in TurkmenistanSocial Inclusion through Leadership Skills for Disabled Women in TurkmenistanThe overall objective of the project is to promote engagement of women with hearing and visual impairments in policy making and development programming.

  • Enhancing social inclusion of people with disabilities through mainstreaming inclusive approach into the vocational trainings institutionsEnhancing social inclusion of people with disabilities through mainstreaming inclusive approach into the vocational trainings institutionsUNDP and the Deaf and Blind Society of Turkmenistan are working together with the Government to promote employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and, most importantly, to review the national legislation for compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and formulate a National Action Plan on people with disabilities.

  • Ensuring universal access to high-quality diagnosis and treatment of drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in Turkmenistan Ensuring universal access to high-quality diagnosis and treatment of drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in TurkmenistanTurkmenistan is one of 18 high priority countries of the WHO European Region’s Plan to Stop TB, 2007–2015. According to National TB Program (NTP) data, in 2014, 2’854 TB cases were notified (excluding penitentiary system). TB notifications have been decreasing since 2012: from 2’804 new cases in 2012 to 2’364 new cases in 2014; from 588 previously treated cases in 2012 to 452 in 2014. Treatment success rate (WHO Global TB Report 2014) in 2013 for the new cases (2012 cohort) was 84% and previously treated cases (2012 cohort) 63%.

OUR WORK - HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
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UNDP’s partnership with Turkmenistan in the area of human development is focused on supporting national efforts to achieve sustained socio-economic development and high living standards of the population in accordance with the national development plans and priorities, including MDGs. In particular, UNDP helps strengthening the National Programme on Control of Tuberculosis, socio-economic integration of vulnerable groups of population and modernizing public administration.

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