Over 330,000 health workers in Kazakhstan improved their skills for 14 years
According to MHSD of Kazakhstan, training abroad was launched in 2005. During this period, Kazakhstani specialists have mastered new methods of diagnosis and treatment in cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, oncology, hematology, obstetrics and gynecology, paediatrics, tuberculosis and others.
New technologies are introduced in health care system; new drugs and equipment are produced every year. In this regard, the demand on the quality for training of specialists is increasing, in particular on the programs of additional education.
In order to ensure opportunities for continuous professional development of specialists, MHSD of Kazakhstan has undertaken a number of comprehensive measures. Every year, the national budget provides funds for the training of staff in such areas as training and retraining of health care organizations in the country; training and retraining of public health organizations staff in domestic institutions of education and science with the participation of leading international experts; training and retraining of personnel in foreign institutions of education and science, and the training of specialists with higher and postgraduate education.
In addition, the preparation of highly qualified personnel in the residency, master’s and doctoral studies is held within the framework of post-graduate education programs.
Training of professionals of new format – Health undergraduates is conducted since 2003.
As part of the signing of the Bologna Convention, Kazakhstan is preparing to residency and doctoral PhD since 2008. Over the years, it has trained more than 2 thousand highly qualified scientific personnel.
It should be reminded that, a comprehensive plan for the development of human resources of Health is under implementation since 2013, it aims to: form an effective personnel policy branch, ensure the provision of quality of health services. It provides a set of measures, including continuous professional development of staff in the field of methodology. Measures for improvement of postgraduate training will develop professionalism and, consequently, improve the quality of medical care.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan