Public health

Public health

Director: Nigora Abidjanova –nigora.abidjanova(at)osiaf.tj
Program Coordinator: Firdavs Ruziev – firdavs.ruziev@osiaf.tj

Public Health Program of the Open Society Institute – Assistance Foundation implements its activ-ities in close cooperation and partnership with public organizations and government institutions in the area of healthcare, social protection, and educatioin in the country, as well as with interna-tional organizations.

Program goal: Strengthening social sustainability in the area of education and healthcare.

Strategic approach (PH): Strengthening social sustainablity in the area of education and healthcare.

Public Health Program is implemented based on the following priorities:

• Strengthening the capacity in the healthcare system in the area of strategic and regular policy and in providing basic services in the area of adult and pediatric Palleative care.

The purpose of the this priority is to facilitate the development of the pediatric palliative care in the context of RT through strengthening the capacity of healthcare system and social protection, educa-tion in the area of adult and pediatric palliative care, which is focused on:

– Development of an effective model on provision of pediatric palliative care, early identification, and pediatric intervention for the children in need;

– Strengthening the system on provision of palliative home care for adults and children.

– Harmonization of legislative basis of the Republic of Tajikistan in accordance with the international norms and standards in the area of adult and pediatric palliative care.

• Strengthening the capacity in the healthcare system and social protection, education on devel-oping the system of early identification and pediatric intervention at the PHC level and the is-sues of de-institutionalization and support of organizations for children with disability in the RT.

– The activity is focused on assisting in strengthening the early identification program and pediatric intervention at the PHC level in the RT through:

– Advocating for the early identification program and inclusive education in the context of the RT through organizing round-tables, meetings of the Coordination Committee, and etc;

– Harmonization of the legislation basis of the Republic of Tajikistan in accordance with the interna-tional norms and standards in the area of early pediatric intervention and inclusive education;

• Improving the understanding of the human rights concept in the area of health protection.

The activity is focused on assisting in institutionalization of approaches on respecting human rights in the area of healthcare;

Contribute to the improvement of human rights issues in the area of health protection through intro-ducing the issues into the medical education institutions TSMU, medical colleges and professional development institute for medical specialists.

• Introduce an effective social model of prevention related to drug trafficking.
– Contribute to promoting the prevention of cases involving young people to drug abuse and drug trafficking through creation of effective social model – most appropriate in vulnerable regions of the country.

– Train decision-makers and civil society organizations on drug policy reform through participation in study tours, trainings, conferences.

– Introduce social model focused on risk prevention among young people that might be imprisoned for crimes, drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking.

Creating the necessary conditions for the expansion of preventive service provision for the youth who are involved in drugs and drug dealing.

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