On May 21, 2023, a joint meeting of the Ministers of Health of the countries of Central Asia and the Regional Director for the European Regional Office of the World Health Organization Dr.Hans Kluge was held in the building of the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the UN Office in Geneva.
During the meeting, topical issues of interaction between the countries of Central Asia and the WHO Regional Office were discussed. There was also an exchange of views on specific issues and areas of cooperation, including the development and promotion of the concept of "One Health" in the Central Asian region, regional initiatives of the countries of Central Asia in the field of health, as well as the Roadmap in support of health and well-being in Central Asia (2022 -2025).
As the Turkmen side emphasized, cooperation at all levels is necessary for the successful implementation of the Roadmap, and only through the application of joint efforts, can effective strategies and measures be developed and implemented to solve the tasks set.
Hans Kluge, in turn, expressed support for the countries of Central Asia in the implementation of the joint Roadmap aimed at supporting health and well-being in Central Asia for 2022-2025.