Though steady progress has been made to reduce mortality after
the neonatal period, challenges remain to reduce deaths amongst new
born babies and mothers.
The EU and UNICEF are working with the government to help Uzbekistan's hospitals
and health workers attain modern international standards in maternal
and newborn care. 14.5 million people shall benefit fromimproved quality of
health care. 19 000 health providers are being trained. 17 training centres
are being renovated