The vaccination in the country is going to begin in the first half of March 2021, according to the Sanitary and Epidemiological Wellbeing and Public Health Service of Uzbekistan. (more…)
Tajikistan requested 2 million doses of vaccine from the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca under the international COVAX mechanism. According to the interim forecast, published in early February, Tajikistan will receive 732 thousand doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine in the first half of 2021. The Ministry of Health of Tajikistan did not specify yet when the vaccination will begin, but it is already clear who will be vaccinated first.
Authorities will have to overcome anti-vaccine sentiment to implement digitised schemes. (more…)
The mass vaccination against coronavirus begins in Kazakhstan on February 1. However, it will take place amid the most unsuitable epidemiological situation. In January, the country changed a safe «green» zone to a high-risk «red» zone.
Tajikistan met 2020 amid uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic and protests in several cities. There was no vivid opposition in the parliamentary and presidential elections. Tajik migrants experienced difficulties returning home. Analythical journalist Navruz Karimov tells about the results of the year in details in his article for CABAR.asia.
The pandemic has exposed the downsides of crisis management in Tajikistan. On the other hand, it also has brought various opportunities to improve country’s image and increase control over the flows of information. More details in an article by political scientist Umedjon Majidi for CABAR.asia.