According to UN figures, Turkmenistan has turned into one of the best world countries in terms of maternal and child welfare. The UN reports released last year indicate that maternal mortality rate in this country has been one of the lowest in the of Eastern Europe and Central Asia region.
A priority of the government's social policies has been supporting maternity and child health and tens of projects of national and regional importance have been executed in this regard.
These programs aim to further develop and improve the healthcare system, strengthen its legislative framework, carrying out fresh measures to support the family, encourage an increase in birth rates, and improving the quality of life of Turkmen citizens.
Thus with the government support, modern medical equipment and hygiene facilities have is being provided in the Turkmen capital and other parts of the country.