Women's Health in Kyrgyzstan

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 2.8
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 72 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 98%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 0.1%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 240

Projects

Europe & Eurasia Regional Family Planning Activity (2006-2009)

JSI addressed barriers to modern contraceptive use through health care provider training, improved counseling in target maternities, and the provision of medical equipment.

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Central Asia Quality Health Project (ZdravPlus Project) (2005-2009)

Through ZdravPlus, JSI increased equitable access to health services in post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan, where privatized health care marginalizes the health of women.

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Central Asian Program on AIDS Control and Intervention Targeting Youth and High-Risk Groups (CAPACITY) (2004-2009)

Through CAPACITY JSI developed and implemented a model for achieving high coverage of sex workers with a comprehensive package of HIV prevention interventions.

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