Women's Health in Tajikistan

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 3.4
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 69 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 83%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 0.1%
Female Literacy Rate, Ages 15-24, 2000-04: 100%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 160

Projects

Maternal & Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP)

JSI focuses on reducing maternal, neonatal, and child mortality by strengthening health teams, and working with communities to better address the needs of women.

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

JSI trained Tajik health care providers' on contraceptive technology and immediate postpartum and post-abortion IUD insertion to reinforce current WHO guidelines.

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

JSI helped pass significant family medicine legislation, and produced and distributed extensive safe motherhood guidelines in maternity clinics throughout the country.

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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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