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For Immediate Release
November 24, 2004

Medical Care Is Improving in Uzbekistan
Fact of the Day

Women and children's health care in Uzbekistan is improving. New medical equipment will help twelve central hospitals, two maternity houses and selected rural medical points in the regions of Kashkadarya and Surkhandarya. Training programs on the new equipment will make sure that maternity wards and pediatric departments provide better care for their patients. The U.S. Government donated $500,000 in equipment and supplies for these improvements.

Source: US Embassy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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