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Germany increases its TB aid package to Uzbekistan by 2.5 million euros

19.01.2005 12:58 msk

Press release

Embassy of the Federative Republic of Germany in Tashkent made a statement for the media to the effect that TB aid package to Uzbekistan was increased by 2.5 billion euros and amounted to 10 million euros.

The government of Germany has helped Uzbekistan fight TB since 2000. German aid in the matter amounts to 10 million euros now. Special emphasis is made on WHO recommendations concerning DOTC (directly observed treatment short course). This strategy is deployed in 9 regions of the country out of 12. The new program is expected to cover the remaining regions as well. The program will also be carried out in penitentiaries with the help from the Uzbek Interior Ministry.

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