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Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructed to continue modernization of medical infrastructure

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According to the Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yelzhan Birtanov, within the framework of the State Program “Densaulyq” for 2016-2019, the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan is developing a single perspective plan for the development of the healthcare infrastructure.

The network of medical organizations will be systematized on the basis of the Single long-term plan for the development of the healthcare infrastructure. It is planned to increase the availability of primary health care, modernize the infrastructure, improve the management of medical organizations, attract investment and increase the share of the private sector, increase economic efficiency and quality of the health care system.

At the meeting, the Permanent Representative of the World Bank in Kazakhstan A. Brown, Director of the Representative Office of the Asian Development Bank in Kazakhstan G. Capannelli, as well as akim of the Almaty region A. Batalov spoke at the meeting.

Following the results of the consideration of the issue, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan B. Sagintayev instructed the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan jointly with the akims of the regions, Astana and Almaty to additionally work out the issues of the network plan of health facilities, while taking into account the specifics of the regions, population size, morbidity structure and development priorities of the industry.

Together with the authorized state bodies, the department was instructed to intensify the work on the development of private medicine, to simplify standards and SNiPs concerning the construction of medical institutions, to take measures to deregulate the healthcare sphere, to work out the issues of creating model projects for the construction of health facilities within the framework of modernizing the medical infrastructure.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

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