ASHGABAT -UNS- A conference on “International cooperation of Turkmenistan in the healthcare sphere” was held in Ministry of Foreign Affairs the other day.The conference was attended by the heads and representatives of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Health and Medical Industry, and other relevant departments of Turkmenistan, leading political scientists of the country, as well as heads of diplomatic missions and representatives of international organizations and journalists of
foreign media outlets.
More than 60 representatives from 20 countries of the world took part in the briefing. The speakers lauded the government efforts and said that under dynamic the leadership of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, Turkmenistan stands for international cooperation in the name of protecting and maintaining people’s health, which
is especially relevant in the current period of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adhering to the recommendations of reputable international organizations, the country has achieved considerable success in promoting its health policy and calls on the international community to work together to overcome the consequences of the pandemic. This applies to humanitarian cooperation, the restoration of trade and economic ties, including ensuring the functioning of transport and transit systems in emergency conditions.
As the meeting participants emphasized, as a result of a clear and well coordinated policy of Turkmenistan, the country managed to prevent the spread of diseases caused by a new type of coronavirus COVID-19 on its territory.
Deputy Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of Belarus Ye.Bogdan, as well as the representatives of senior management of foreign universities, Vice-Rector for International Relations of the Belarusian State Medical University V.Rudenok, Vice-Rector of the Tbilisi State Medical University I.Kokhreidze and the Vice-Rector for International Affairs of the Medical University of Azerbaijan O. Isaev particularly noted that Turkmenistan had promptly responded to outbreak of the pandemic, emphasizes the prevention of infectious and non-communicable diseases. The country’s leadership also attaches great importance to promoting a healthy
During the briefing, a constructive exchange of views took place on the establishment of a global mechanism for resolving crisis situations. Participants also agreed that protecting the health of all people at the heart of the sustainable development process.