The Government of Switzerland through the Swiss project “Effective Management and Prevention of Non Communicable Diseases in Kyrgyzstan” is contributing to improve public awareness on preventive measures against COVID-19.
The Government of Switzerland through its health project “Medical Education Reforms in the Kyrgyz Republic" provided primary healthcare organizations with equipment for teleconferencing and distance learning.
Seven call centres are being launched at Family Medicine Centres in all oblasts of Kyrgyzstan, starting from May 11 to provide remote, timely and qualified medical consultation on prevention of COVID-19 to the population of the country.
Washington, DC – The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a purchase of the Kyrgyz Republic under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI) equivalent to SDR 59.2 million (US$ 80.7 million, 33 percent of quota) and a disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) equivalent to SDR 29.6 million (US$ 40.4 million, 17 percent of quota) to meet the urgent balance of payment needs stemming from the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Milestones for remediation work to start
New trade limits for country reach US$ 220 million
€6.5 million financing package to improve wastewater services in Naryn city.
In view of the unprecedented situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in the country, the Swiss Public Service Improvement (PSI) project allocated 750,000 soms to 15 project municipalities in Jalal-Abad and Issyk-Kul regions of Kyrgyzstan.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the Kyrgyz Republic welcomes a contribution of CHF 200,000 (USD 196,500) from Switzerland that will help fund WFP’s emergency food assistance to 22 social inpatient institutions and boarding schools across the country.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Kyrgyz Republic have now received a digital platform, which will assist them in receiving grant funding, expert advice and training necessary for the smooth running of their businesses in the adverse conditions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.