On July 15, 2020, the Government of Switzerland in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Kyrgyzstan transferred personal protective equipment to the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kyrgyzstan, the Swiss project “Strengthening Voice and Accountability” has allocated more than 6 million soms to 30 local self-governments of Naryn, Chui and Osh oblasts to help around 5000 families in need.
€10 million financing to upgrade key infrastructure in Osh City
To respond to the socio-economic risks arising from the spread of the coronavirus in the region, fodder seeds and fertilizers as well as individual protection materials were provided to farmers and veterinarians in Naryn oblast of Kyrgyzstan.
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