Uzbekistan, located in Central Asia, is a doubly landlocked nation that borders five countries. Uzbekistan is known for its diverse geography with rolling sandy deserts and mountains along the border. Additionally, the country boasts a diverse economy, where the youthful population is its key resource.
Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, is the largest city in Central Asia. Many Soviet-style buildings in the area around Amir Timur Square and the Navoi Theatre demonstrate the significant impact of Russian culture on Uzbekistan.
VAW Global Health Alliances will begin work in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in Spring 2023 beginning with a Medical Outreach.
- Programs available: Medical
- Site: Tashkent
- Airport: Tashkent (TAS)
- Language: Uzbek, Russian
- Housing: Local guesthouse
- Work schedule: Orientations & workshops for professional development and cultural sensitivity training, 6 project development (clinical) days, Education day and Professional development activity
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