DUSHANBE -- Save the Children launched a new health project in March with the goal of improving child and maternal health in remote regions of Tajikistan, according to a press release from the international NGO on Tuesday (March 13).
The project is aimed at improving the quality of health services at the primary health care level, and is focused on children younger than the age of five.
Save the Children will provide equipment to village health centres in Varzob and Vahdat districts as part of the project, according to the release.
The NGO will also train medical personnel, rural activists, women's groups and local administrators to identify local health problems and develop solutions, said the statement.
The project is scheduled to run until December 31, 2019.