40% of national budget allocated toMinistry of Health and Social Development in 2017
In 2017, 40% of the national budget will be allocated to the Ministry of Health and Social Development of Kazakhstan. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Health and Social Development of Kazakhstan Birzhan Nurymbetov at the meeting of the working group committee of the Mazhilis of the Kazakh Parliament on reviewing budget of the Ministry of Health and Social Development for 2017-2019.
“3 trillion 104 billion tenge is allocated for implementation of directions of the Strategic Plan, that in relation to GDP is 6.4 percent, to the republican budget – 40 percent. Expenditure growth of the Ministry in 2016 totaled 106 billion tenge, or 3.5 percent,” B.Nurymbetov said.
According to him, for 2017 the state allocates 3 trillion 47 billion tenge for the current programs, 57 billion tenge for the development budget.
It provides 3 trillion 457 billion tenge for 2018, 3 trillion 947 billion tenge � for 2019. At the same time, health care costs in 2017 amount to 1 trillion 14 billion tenge, or 32.7 percent, and on social and labor spheres – 2 trillion 90 billion tenge, or 67.3 percent.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan