Prime Minister inspects the efficiency of implementing PPP projects on the example of Kostanay Medical Center
Bakytzhan Sagintayev visited a new multifaceted medical center “Zhemchuzhina Stomed Uralskaya” during his working trip to Kostanay region, where he got acquainted with the progress of implementing public-private partnership projects in the region.
The Prime minister was acquainted with the clinic’s equipment where they use a digital X-ray system, video endoscopic equipment, ultrasound diagnostic system.
The medical center is a project implemented using PPP mechanisms, and is included in the priority direction of the Densaulyk State Healthcare Development Program for 2016-2019 expansion of the primary health care network on the basis of private medicine development.
B. Sagintayev was reported that the State, within the implementation of PPP mechanisms, provides assistance in establishing communication. In particular, the road leading to the medical center has been renovated, a bus bay has been installed, and urban bus routes have been revised for the convenience of residents.
In 2016-17 two public-private partnership projects were implemented in the healthcare sector in Kostanay region, at the same time, by the end of this year it is planned to implement two additional projects for the construction of polyclinics in the city of Rudny and the village of Zatobolsk.
For the development of public-private partnership, this year the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan carried out work on reducing the terms of approval and examination of projects, developed standard documentation for PPP projects for various industries, and is developing a unified projects database for investors.
At the same time, in order to increase investor confidence in long-term PPP contracts, the issue of registering these documents in the treasury bodies is being worked out. Also, the issue of implementing Program PPP’s for the planning of mass socially significant projects is being worked out, which will allow to determine the conditions of implementing the project and conclusion of contracts in state programs.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan