Women's Health in Turkmenistan

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 2.5
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 69 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 97%
Female Literacy Rate, Ages 15-24, 2000-04: 100%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 290

Projects

Youth Centers in Turkmenistan

To reduce the initiation of young girls and boys into various risk-taking behaviors such as those leading to poor health—including HIV infection—JSI works with local institutions to support two centers where youth can interact with each other, learn new skills, and participate in alternative entertainment activities.

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Central Asia Quality Health Project (ZdravPlus Project) (2004-2009)

JSI supported service delivery for a safe motherhood initiative that focused on the birth process, providing targeted technical assistance to the MOH and other local partners.

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

JSI built the capacity of and mobilized service providers and civil society organizations to provide HIV information targeting the most-at-risk populations, including sex workers.

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