Every year more than one million people die from diseases carried by mosquitoes, flies, ticks and other insects, such as triatomine bugs.
The UN Office in Tashkent held the following “UN Friday” on the UN Family in Uzbekistan and the work it carries out in fulfilling the country’s MDG targets by 2015.
Tuberculosis is the world’s second most deadly infectious diseases among adults, after HIV/AIDS.
Nowruz is a time when millions of people from Western, Central and South Asia and other regions around the world come together, as they have for over 3000 years, to celebrate the New Year and first day of spring.
As part of the Heads Up 2014 series, the UN Information Office has interviewed Lev Zohrabyan, the UNAIDS Country Director in Uzbekistan with regards to the agency’s priority areas of cooperation with Uzbekistan in 2014.