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Kazakhstan President addressed participants of Global Conference on PHC

In a video message, Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev addressed the participants of the event in Astana held as part of the Global Conference on Primary Health Care (PHC), Kazpravda.kz reports.

25 october 2018

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Life expectancy in Astana increased by 12 yrs

Over the past 20 years, positive health and demographic indicators have been observed in the health care system of the capital. Life expectancy increased by 12 years and amounted to 76.2 years, said the head of Astana Public Health Department Kamalzhan Nadyrov at the international scientific-practical conference in Astana, Kazpravda.kz reports. 

11 october 2018

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Number of persons with disabilities increased in Kazakhstan by 7.5% during 5 yrs

In Kazakhstan, it is necessary to improve measures to prevent disability, and this is the first priority, because over the past 5 years the number of people with disabilities in the country has increased by 7.5%. This was stated by the Minister of Labor and Social Protection Madina Abylkasymova, speaking at a meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazpravda.kz reports. 

09 october 2018

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By 2020, 100% of population to have an electronic health passport – Birtanov

All Kazakhstanis will have electronic health passports by 2020. This was announced by the Health Minister of Kazakhstan Yelzhan Birtanov, Kazpravda.kz reports.

02 october 2018

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Birtanov named six key health problems in Kazakhstan

Speaking at the meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Health Minister Yelzhan Birtanov named 6 key problems of domestic health care, Kazpravda.kz reports. 

02 october 2018

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Health Minister named diseases on free medical aid list

Diabetes and arterial hypertension will remain on the list of socially significant diseases, on the free medical aid list, Kazpravda.kz correspondent quotes the Minister of Health of Kazakhstan Elzhan Birtanov presenting the bill in Majilis "On amendments to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on health issues." 

21 september 2018

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New WHO declaration on primary healthcare to be adopted in Astana

In Astana, the world countries will adopt a new WHO declaration on primary healthcare, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports.

19 september 2018

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Artificial intelligence helps treat cancer in Kazakhstan

Pilot project of IBM Watson for cancer treatment was launched at Kazakhstan’s Research Institute of Oncology and Radiology in July 2018.

17 september 2018

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Refusal from vaccination can be penalized by fine in Kazakhstan

Health Minister Elzhan Birtanov announced that refusal from vaccination and medical examination can be penalized in Kazakhstan, 24.kz reports.

11 september 2018

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Nazarbayev studied work of Karaganda Pharmaceutical Complex LLP

President Nursultan Nazarbayev visited Karaganda Pharmaceutical Complex LLP during his working visit, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the Akorda press service.

06 september 2018

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Each Kazakhstani will have electronic health passport

By the end of 2020, 100% of the country's population is expected to be provided with electronic health passports. More than 11 million such passports have been already made, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports, referring to the Minister of Healthcare Elzhan Birtanov, speaking at the press conference on medical care quality improvement.

05 september 2018

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Every fifth patient in Astana is newcomer

The public health department found that in 2018 H1 every fifth patient treated in the hospitals of Astana was a non-resident Kazpravda.kz correspondent quotes the deputy head of the Public Health Department of Astana Aliya Rustemova as saying at the press conference in the capital's akimat.

04 september 2018

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