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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Central Asia Region (CDC/CAR)


CDC Mission Collaborating to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion; prevention of disease, injury and disability; and, preparedness for new health threats.

CDC seeks to accomplish its mission by working with partners throughout the nation and the world to:

  • monitor health,
  • detect and investigate health problems,
  • conduct research to enhance prevention,
  • develop and advocate sound public health policies,
  • implement prevention strategies,
  • promote healthy behaviors,
  • foster safe and healthful environments,
  • provide leadership and training.

Those functions are the backbone of CDC′s mission. Each of CDC′s component organizations undertakes these activities in conducting its specific programs. The steps needed to accomplish this mission are also based on scientific excellence, requiring well-trained public health practitioners and leaders dedicated to high standards of quality and ethical practice.

CDC Highlights

CDC works with the Ministries of Health of the Central Asian Republics, international partners and donor organizations, and multi-lateral partners, to build public health capacity in Central Asia to ensure a sustainable positive impact on the overall health status of the Central Asian population.

Currently CDC is implementing six programs in Central Asia:

  1. Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP)
  2. Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP)
  3. Avian Influenza (AI)
  4. International Emergency Preparedness Program (formerly, All Hazards Public Health)
  5. International Emerging Infections Program (IEIP)
  6. Global Aids Program (GAP)

CDC office locations:

U.S. Consulate General – Almaty, Kazakhstan Park Palace Building
41 Kazybek bi street
Almaty, Kazakhstan 050010
Tel: +7 (727) 250 76 12/17
Fax: +7 (727) 250 17 77

U.S. Embassy – Tashkent, Uzbekistan
3 Moyqorghon Street, 5th Block, Yunusabad district
Tashkent, Uzbekistan 100093
TEL: (998-71) 120-7905/ 140-2494
FAX: (998-71) 120-7904