Kyrgyz Republic

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Success Stories

Community activist Nazira Subankulova with the fresh produce she sells. After SPRING’s nutrition trainings, it is now in high demand.

As a volunteer, Nazira spends several hours a week visiting neighbors and hosting meetings to talk about nutrition based on what she learned from SPRING.

Nurse Usupova Mairam (on the left) counsels Jazgul about the best way to feed her one-year-old daughter Aitunuk.

In March 2016, Mairamkul received training on IYCF from SPRING. Mairamkul soon put her new skills to the test by helping Jazgul, whose youngest daughter, Aitunik, is a year old.

Seitova Raima holding her child

SPRING provided training in infant and young child feeding to an existing network of local community activists to address a knowledge gap in Kyrgyzstan about the importance of exclusive...

Job Aids and Tools

Cookbook cover page

This Kyrgyz-language cookbook published by SPRING, with support from Ergene, was desgined to encourage nutritious eating habits for families, especially those with children under two years...

Image of the poster, which features a drawing of a breastfeeding mother

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic developed a series of posters for use in health facilities. These four posters, produced in both Kyrgyz and Russian, are dedicated to nutrition and care of infants...

An image of the food pyramid

SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic has designed a leaflet on positive nutrition. It includes information on the food pyramid and portion size.

Keywords: Dietary diversity
Location: Kyrgyz Republic
Poster image demonstrating toilet maintenance best practices

These handwashing and clean toilets leaflets were designed by SPRING in coordination with the Republican Health Promotion Center under the Kyrgyz Republic's Ministry of Healthcare.

Mother feeding her child

SPRING developed and produced a Kyrgyz-language booklet for mothers entitled “Nutrition & Development of Children Under Two Years of Age,” in coordination with the government of the...

Galleries

Signing the poster

SPRING conducts gender-sensitive nutrition events that encourage the participation of all family members in improved nutrition.

Keywords: Gender
Location: Kyrgyz Republic

News

Signing the poster

SPRING conducts gender-sensitive nutrition events that encourage the participation of all family members in improved nutrition.

Keywords: Gender
Location: Kyrgyz Republic
Annual report infographic 2015

At the close of the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project’s fourth year of implementation, the project continued to reach a growing...

Michael Foley of SPRING describes its work to a USAID delegation visiting Oblast Merged Hospital Maternity Center in the Kyrgyz Republic.

SPRING describes its work to a USAID delegation visiting Oblast Merged Hospital Maternity Center in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Location: Kyrgyz Republic
Kyrgyz image from the last day

The Kyrgyz Ministry of Health, supported by SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic, convened a meeting of the Clinical Guidelines Development Working Group on March 25-26, 2015 in Bishkek to finalize the...

Keywords: Multi-sector, Anemia
Location: Kyrgyz Republic
SPRING Kyrgyz Republic launch participants

USAID officially launched the SPRING project, aimed at improving maternal and child nutrition in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Location: Kyrgyz Republic
SPRING/Kyrgyz Republic and the Republican Center for Health Promotion Discuss National Nutrition Messaging

Kyrgyz stakeholders discussed how to strengthen the nutrition community’s messages and develop useful, integrated materials.

Location: Kyrgyz Republic

Infographics

Kyrgyz Republic Country Achievements, Project Year 5, October 2015 to March 2016

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

Location: Kyrgyz Republic
SPRING 2015 Overview - Kyrgyz Republic

We established an office in the Kyrgyz Republic and launched activities, including a baseline survey, formative research, and other critical analyses and trainings to build the capacity of...

Location: Kyrgyz Republic

Activities

A community activist meets with a group of people

SPRING is working at the community level to encourage social and behavior change around nutrition and hygiene, targeting 1,000 day households through various communication channels.

Two women smiling during training

SPRING conducts trainings for health care providers to improve the quality and quantity of nutrition services and counselling throughout the Kyrgyz Republic.

Anemia working group members

SPRING works at the national level on a range of nutrition issues, including anemia, deworming, and advocating for the inclusion of nutrition in pre-service training of healthcare providers...

Woman standing at a vegetable stall at market

SPRING works to identify, and promote the adoption of, proven technologies for increased preservation and storage of foods rich in iron, vitamin A, vitamin C, and zinc.

Reports

Woman selling produce at market

To combat undernutrition in the Kyrgyz Republic, SPRING is implementing a comprehensive, multisectoral program to influence 11 nutrition-related behaviors that are linked to stunting and...

Woman holding baby with fall trees in the background

The SPRING project in Kyrgyzstan conducted this study in 2014 to gain a better understanding of the dietary practices of families with children under age two and what factors affect family...

National Anemia Profiles

 Kyrgyz Republic anemia profile

SPRING has developed a series of 25 National Anemia Profiles, which provide country-specific information on the causes and burden of anemia, the policy environment, and program indicators.

Keywords: Anemia
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...