Kyrgyz Republic

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Job Aids and Tools

On one side of the ruler is a poem with key messages about the importance of hand washing, drinking clean water, and eating healthy foods to avoid illness. The other side of the ruler reminds children to wash hands with soap before eating, after visiting the toilet, after playing, and after coming home from school.

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic has designed a ruler with key messages on preventing helminth infections to be distributed to primary school children.

Front page of deworming protocol. contains the title in Kyrgyz with a lime green background.

The national clinical protocol on deworming, approved in January 2017 by the Kyrgyz Republic Ministry of Health (MOH), establishes new treatments for helminth infection.

Keywords: Workforce
Location: Kyrgyz Republic
Front page of deworming handout

In cooperation with the national deworming working group, SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic developed a leaflet to provide families with information about helminths.

Location: Kyrgyz Republic
Энелердин толук кандуу тамактануусу балдардын өсүүсүнүн жана өнүгүшүнүн кепилдиги

SPRING has developed a booklet for mothers about the 1,000 Day Window of Opportunity, from pregnancy up to the child’s second birthday, the period when life-long physical and cognitive...

Protocol front page

The national anemia technical guidelines describes in detail the prevention and treatment of anemia in people throughout the life cycle; specifically children, adults, pregnant women, and...

Keywords: Anemia, Supplementation
Location: Kyrgyz Republic
IFA reminder card

The main objective of this card is to encourage and remind these mothers to take iron-folic acid (IFA) supplements on a daily basis.

Keywords: Supplementation
Location: Kyrgyz Republic
Two-year anemia calendar

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic has designed a two-year calendar that promotes nutrition and emphasizes anemia prevention.

Food Storage Guidance Booklet

This guidebook covers feasible approaches to long-term storage of nutritious foods at home.

Location: Kyrgyz Republic
A doctor counsels a woman holding a baby on proper nutrition

This module is intended to prepare facilitators/trainers with technical knowledge and skills to train doctors and nurses about adolescent and women’s nutrition and anemia throughout the...

Карточки Консультирования Программа Питание Детей Грудного И Раннего Возраста

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic spearheaded the adaptation of the generic UNICEF infant and young child feeding (IYCF) counselling cards to make the cards more appropriate and accessible in the...

Мы придерживаемся принципов доброжелательного отношения к матери

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic, has designed a set of 10 posters for hospitals and health facilities about the Baby-Friendly...

Training Materials

Photo credit: SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic. Two women sitting and talking in a large room with others doing the same. One woman holds cards about nutrition and is counselling the other women who is holding a realistic baby doll and practicing the proper way to hold an infant.

This guide provides facilitators with the technical knowledge and skills they need to help supervisors mentor health workers who provide infant and young child feeding (IYCF) counselling.

Galleries

An overhead view of hundreds of event participants.

In April 2017, SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic and the Kyrgyz tele-radio company, Tumar, organized seven free concerts in seven townships—Jalalabad, Tash-Kumyr, Kara-Kul, Kochkor-Ata, Mailuu-Suu,...

A participant looks at a copy of the new publication for home based storage and preservation of nutritious foods in the Kyrgyz Republic.

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic hosted an event for health officials in Bishkek to discuss nutrition-sensitive agriculture and launch a new reference book on long-term food storage and preservation.

Presenting ideas at the training

In partnership with the Ministry of Health’s Republican Center for Health Promotion, SPRING trained 32 members of national media on how to better promote nutrition during a two-day Media...

Sports competition winners

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic and the Jalal Abad Mayor's Office held a 5K run promoting exercise, nutrition, and healthy children.

News

A group of women attending a handwashing seminar.

The Kyrgyz Republic national deworming working group, with SPRING support, developed a new clinical protocol for prevention and treatment of helminth infection.

Nora Madrigal (USAID), Aisha Zhorobekova (USAID), Il Hyong Won (Good Neighbors)

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic hosted an event for health officials in Bishkek to discuss nutrition-sensitive agriculture and launch a new reference book on long-term food storage and preservation.

Nathan Park, center, poses with SPRING volunteers and trainers after a session on methods of long term storage and preservation of nutritious foods at home.

Deputy Mission Director Nathan Park visited SPRING activity sites in Kok-Jangak rayon, where he participated in a training on home-based storage of nutritious foods, and joined a home visit...

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic launches a Facebook page to reach urban communities with key nutrition messages. 

Presenting on the 1,000 Day Window of Opportunity

In partnership with the Ministry of Health’s Republican Center for Health Promotion, SPRING trained media representatives on how to better promote nutrition.

Runners at the starting line

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic and the Jalal Abad Mayor's Office held a 5K run promoting exercise, nutrition, and healthy children.

Activities

A group of people looking at maps laid out on the table

SPRING provides technical support to the Kyrgyz Republic Ministry of Health (MoH) to develop national guidelines related to anemia prevention and control, as well as prevention and...

SPRING trainer Cholpon conducting supportive supervision in FMC in Naryn.

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic uses mobile data to improve nutrition counseling.

Healthcare worker working with mother holding infant

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic advocates for the early initiation of breastfeeding by supporting the accreditation of facilities as “baby-friendly” hospitals.

Success Stories

Photo of a woman holding a newborn with a midwife advising

In the Kyrgyz Republic, the high rate of facility-based childbirth presents an excellent opportunity to improve child nutrition by strengthening the counseling and services mothers receive...

Infographics

Kyrgyz Republic Country Achievements, Project Year 5

This infographic shows the Kyrgyz Republic's continued growth in reach and impact during project year 5 (FY 2016).

Location: Kyrgyz Republic

Pages

Resource Review Summaries

This brief, developed by SPRING, describes country-led efforts to coordinate and implement anemia prevention and control, offering lessons learned to help other countries design the best...