At the solemn meeting devoted to the 23 anniversary of the Constitution, the President of Uzbekistan declared that 2016 will be the Year of a healthy mother and a healthy baby.
The tradition of spending a year devoted to a particular social direction dates back to 1997.
Every year in Uzbekistan has specific theme, which defines the main guidelines of the the Social State program.
This year in Uzbekistan has been called the Year of Attention and Care for the Older Generation.
Chronicle of UT:
2014 - Year of a healthy child
2013 - Year of wellbeing and prosperity
2012 - Year of Family
2011 - Year of small business and private entrepreneurship
2010 - Year of harmoniously developed generation
2009 - Year of Development and Improvement of Countryside
2008 - Year of Youth
2007 - Year of Social Protection
2006 - Year of Charity and Medical Workers
2005 - Year of Health
2004 - The Year of kindness and charity
2003 - The Year of Mahalla
2002 - Year of protecting the interests of the older generation
2001 - Year of mother and child
2000 - Year of a healthy generation
1999 - Year of Women
1998 - Year of Family
1997 - Year of human interests.