July 2015

Hope you are staying cool this summer. In this issue of Saglyk's program update read our newest blog posts available at www.saglyk.info.  Please tell your friends and share the information with your network!
This summer make a gift to your school! Easy steps: download these books and burn them on disk and help others access this essential health information. These books and resources can be freely used by teachers in the teaching process.
Family Health Guide
Environmental Health Guide
MASHGALA SAGLYGY provides practical, easily understood information on how to diagnose, treat, and prevent common diseases. Special attention is given to nutrition, infectious diseases and disease prevention, and diagnostic techniques as a primary way to prevent and treat health problems. The book can be downloaded both by chapter or in its entirety from the website. 

AMALY GOLLANMA: DASHKY GURSHAW WE ADAM SAGLYGY contains information, activities, stories, and instructions for simple technologies and practices that help health workers, environmental activists, and community leaders to improve the health of their environment. The book can be  downloaded by chapter or in its entirety from the website.

Save the Children's World's Mothers' report in 2015 ranks Turkmenistan 99th out of 179 countries. The index includes maternal and infant mortality rates. In Kazakhstan the lifetime chance of dying in pregnancy or childbirth is 1 in 1,500. Women in Turkmenistan face a 1 in 640 risk of childbirth-related death. Turkmenistan has the highest infant mortality in the region at 55 deaths per 1,000 live births (before the age of five). In Kazakhstan it is at 16 deaths per 1,000 live births.

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Saglykda gorsheli, ("see you in health" in the Turkmen language)



The Saglyk Program Team