News & Events

Together For Health Project kicks off summer camp in Awaza

On August 1, 2015, the USAID and Chevron-funded Together for Health Project, in cooperation with the National Red Crescent Society of Turkmenistan, started a week long educational summer camp for twenty youth peer educators from Ashgabat, Mary, and Dashoguz in Awaza, Balkan province. During the camp, the peer educators will improve their knowledge about healthy ...
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Worldwide Caution

The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high ...
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Embassy to hold Summer Film Screenings

This weekend the U.S. Embassy kicks off its fifth annual Summer Film Screenings, which will take place over the next month in various cities throughout Turkmenistan. This year’s screenings offer a wide array of films for children and adults alike, and each film highlights an aspect of American art or culture that will be of ...
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U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency conducts workshop on Emerging Synthetic Drugs

From July 13-17, 2015, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency conducted a workshop on “Emerging Synthetic Drugs” in Ashgabat for officials from the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Health, the State Service for the Protection of a Healthy Society, and the State Migration and Customs Services. The workshop was intended to respond to increased concerns in Central ...
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Youth Take Part in Nature Clean-up and Health Day

USAID’s Together for Health project, in collaboration with Turkmenistan’s National Red Crescent Society, conducted an ecology and health promotion event in a natural area approximately fifty kilometers from Ashgabat. Twenty-eight youth competed to see who could collect the most garbage. Afterwards, they took part in a fun and interactive health refresher training including games, brainstorming ...
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