Healthcare in Central Asia, air pollution, and child deaths
EurasiaChat: Healthcare is collapsing in Central Asia and doctors are being blamed
A series of podcasts, 17 January 2023
Kazakhs often wonder if they’ll be the Kremlin’s next target. So, many were pleased at how their Foreign Ministry handled Russian outrage over some yurts in Ukraine.
And as the Kyrgyz-Tajik border war becomes a frozen conflict with no one to mediate, our hosts discuss the blame game and the economic impacts.
Finally, recent weeks have seen several high-profile tragedies in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan become politicized. Khamidov and Toleukhanova discuss the horrors of healthcare in Central Asia, a problem that can’t be fixed by arresting doctors, and share personal stories of failing healthcare systems.