Young Migrant Workers Bear Brunt of COVID-19 Pandemic
Research consultants Nandinchimeg Magsar (Mongolia), Sangeet Kayastha (Nepal), Anna Marie Alhambra (Philippines) and Dr Vazirov Jamshed (Tajikistan) briefed a webinar organised by APDA on the impact of COVID-19 on the youth. By Cecilia RussellJohannesburg, Sep 29 2021 (IPS) Most families in the Republic of Tajikistan were affected when economic migrants were caught up in the COVID-19 pandemic abroad, Dr Vazirov Jamshed, research consultant for Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD), told a webinar on the impact of the pandemic on youth. In a predominantly agriculturally driven economy, he s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Development & Aid Health Humanitarian Emergencies Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations #AsiaPacific #Parliamentarians Youth Source Type: news

Putin in Self-Isolation After Possible Exposure to Coronavirus
The president of Russia, who has said he is fully vaccinated, canceled a planned trip to Tajikistan, the Kremlin said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Panjshir rebels take to mountains, Tajiks call for Pak PM ’s boycott
Taliban corroborates claims by the rebels that the resistance in Panjshir Valley had not been crushed and that its fighters had taken... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relationship between sleep and non-suicidal self-injury behaviors of Tajik middle school students in high altitude areas - Ying SUN, Weiguo W.
OBJECTIVE To analyze the relationship between sleep and non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) behaviors of Tajik middle school students in high altitude areas, and to provide references for physical and mental health promotion in middle school students. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

First Person: Refugee ‘Russian Woman’ in bid for Eurovision glory
Manizha Sangin arrived in Russia as young refugee, when her family fled the violence of the civil war in Tajikistan. Today, she is a high-profile singer, representing Russia in the final of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest on Sunday, with the song “Russian Woman”. Ms. Sangin is also a UN Goodwill Ambassador for the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), and a domestic abuse activist. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - May 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan: Images of destruction after border clashes
At least 46 people were killed while homes, schools and checkpoints were destroyed in the dispute. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kyrgyzstan and neighbouring Tajikistan have agreed to withdraw troops from their borders after fresh fighting that left about 40 people...
The shooting broke out when Tajik officials tried to mount surveillance cameras to monitor the water supply facility (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exploring the differences between men's and women's perceptions of gender-based violence in rural Tajikistan: a qualitative study - Wood EA, Wilson KE, Jacobs KD.
BACKGROUND: Most women living in rural provinces of Tajikistan, specifically Khatlon, experience little to no opportunities for education and economic growth, making them vulnerable to gender-based violence (GBV). Unfortunately due to social norms that are... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Imprisoned Saudi Activist and Other Rights Defenders Seek Justice in 2021
By Mandeep TiwanaNEW YORK, Jan 19 2021 (IPS) Two events generated significant interest and global solidarity in the final days of December 2020. A court in Saudi Arabia handed down a five years and eight months sentence to activist Loujain Al-Hathloul for publicly supporting women’s right to drive. Nicholas Opiyo, Ugandan human rights lawyer and defender of persecuted members of the LGBTQI community and political opponents of the president was arbitrarily detained on trumped up charges of ‘money laundering.’ Nicholas Opiyo was granted bail on 30 December following an outpouring of global support for his activism for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mandeep Tiwana Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Crime & Justice Democracy Economy & Trade Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour LGBTQ Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Top Global Health Moments of 2020
By The Editorial Team, IntraHealth International Community Health Nurse Olivia Yeboah thoroughly washes her hands at the Akropong Clinic in Ghana. Photo by Emmanuel Attramah, PMI Impact Malaria/US President ' s Malaria Initiative.December 17, 2020If we wanted to, we could list a COVID-19 moment for every month of 2020.  We all know that the onset of the coronavirus pandemic—first in China and then worldwide—overwhelmed news coverage this year. And with good reason. It’s the first large-scale global pandemic in 100 years. At the time this article was ...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: HIV & AIDS COVID-19 Nutrition Policy Advocacy Health Workforce Systems Nursing Midwifery 2020 Health Workers Source Type: news

Sanitation Improves, Malnutrition Drops among Women and Children in Tajikistan
November 11, 2020Over the past five years, Tajikistan improved health and nutrition for almost 250,000 women and 600,000 children and engaged almost 450,000 community members on agriculture management thanks to IntraHealth International’sFeed the Future Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity (THNA).Almost half of Tajikistan’s population is living below the national poverty line and one-third is affected by food insecurity. The remote Khatlon region has an agricultural sector that doesn ' t produce enough healthful, high-nutrient food, which leads topoor nutrition and maternal and child health. In 2012, the re...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Tajikistan Feed the Future Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Community Engagement Community Health Workers Source Type: news

Evaluation of Zindagii Shoista (Living with Dignity), an intervention to prevent violence against women in Tajikistan: impact after 30 months - Mastonshoeva S, Myrttinen H, Chirwa ED, Shonasimova S, Gulyamova P, Shai NJ, Jewkes R.
This report outlines the medium-term impacts of Zindagii Shoista (Living with Dignity) – a project to prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Tajikistan – by determining levels of violence and measuring socioeconomic and emotional well-being... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pathways of change: qualitative evaluations of intimate partner violence prevention programmes in Ghana, Rwanda, South Africa and Tajikistan - Stern E, Willan S, Gibbs A, Myrttinen H, Washington L, Sikweyiya Y, Addo-Lartey A, Mastonshoeva S, Jewkes R.
A critical component of evaluations of the effectiveness of intimate partner violence prevention programmes involves understanding pathways of change among individuals who participate in such programmes, and the intervention or contextual elements that sup... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of mental health status among pre-hospital healthcare staff - Abbaspour S, Tajik R, Atif K, Eshghi H, Teimori G, Ghodrati-Torbati A, Zandi A.
This study was aimed to examine the mental health status of pre-hospital EMS workers a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Lifelines in Danger
Credit: URDEE IMAGE/ZUMA WIRE/ALAMY LIVE NEWSBy Antoinette Sayeh and Ralph ChamiJun 4 2020 (IPS) The COVID-19 pandemic is crippling the economies of rich and poor countries alike. Yet for many low-income and fragile states, the economic shock will be magnified by the loss of remittances—money sent home by migrant and guest workers employed in foreign countries. Remittance flows into low-income and fragile states represent a lifeline that supports households as well as provides much-needed tax revenue. As of 2018, remittance flows to these countries reached $350 billion, surpassing foreign direct investment, portfolio in...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Antoinette Sayeh and Ralph Chami Tags: Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news