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Quality health care to be provided to participants and guests of the Universiade 2017

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by January 17, 2017 Health

215 ambulances (40 health units of vehicles will be on duty on sports and non-sports facilities) will be prepared to provide necessary assistance. Duty teams, equipped with all necessary equipment and supply of medicinal products, will be carried out on all the sports facilities of the Universiade. In addition, the health centers will be organized in the places of athletes stay in 6 hotels, two railway stations, the international airport and “Medal Plaza” (the place where the athletes will be awarded).

40 health centers will be organized, where 229 employees will be involved.

T.Duissenova noted that helipads were built on the basis of the City Clinical Hospital No.7 and No.4, which will, if necessary, to ensure the timely delivery of patients and the provision of specialized assistance. 149 health workers will be involved, including 11 medical rescue teams, trained by foreign specialists.

8 multidisciplinary hospitals will be involved in total; where minimum demand supply of medicines, blood products and their components, blood products and medical devices was provided.

Employees, involved for work in health centers, as well as volunteers, are trained on infectious safety skills and emergency first aid.

At the time of the Universiade, Call-center and “103” service will conduct service in three languages (Kazakh, Russian, English). In addition, all employees of ambulance are trained in English.

It should be reminded that the 28th World Winter Universiade will be held in Almaty from January 29 to February 8, 2017. More than 2,000 athletes from 60 countries will participate in the competition.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

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