Emergency medical service of Kazakhstan carried more than 7 mln calls
According to the Ministry of Health, the greatest number of calls was registered in South Kazakhstan region (1 million 168 thousand), Almaty region (1 million 22 thousand) and Almaty city (859 thousand 244), as well as in East Kazakhstan region – 716 thousand 289. Residents of North Kazakhstan region had only 190 thousand 662 calls.
The most common causes were the disease of the respiratory and cardiovascular system, injury and poisoning, neurological and infectious diseases.
At the same time, the number of unsuccessful (false) calls for 2016 in the country amounted to 183 thousand 387 cases.
Nowadays over 20 thousand people are employed in the emergency medical service. In the republic there are 24 separate stations and 62 substations, 1300 brigades and units of vehicles are involved daily.
Source: Kazkhstan 2050