Meeting of the Ministers of Health of the Central Asian countries, with the participation WHO Regional Director for Europe

On May 22, 2022, a meeting of the Ministers of Health of the Central Asian countries was held in the building of the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the UN Office in Geneva, with the participation of Dr. Hans Kluge, Regional Director for Europe of the World Health Organization.

High government delegations from the countries of Central Asia took part in the meeting.

During the meeting, specific issues and areas of cooperation were discussed, including the development and promotion of the One Health concept in the Central Asian region, regional initiatives of the countries of Central Asia in the field of health, and the Roadmap for Health and Well-Being in Central Asia 2022-2025.

 Hans Kluge, Head of the WHO Regional Office for Europe, expressed support for Central Asia as a priority region, including in the joint development and implementation of the Roadmap for Health and Well-Being in Central Asia 2022–2025.

It is assumed that the leaders of Central Asia will approve the Roadmap, which includes a large health component.