T. Duisenova and international experts discussed issues of oncology service improvement in Kazakhstan
During his visit to Kazakhstan, foreign experts visited oncological centers of Astana and Almaty, the Kazakh Research Institute of Oncology and Radiology, Center for Palliative Care Clinic No.1 Almaty, Kazakh National Medical University named after S. Asfendiyarov, Republican Medical College.
WHO and the IAEA delegation also examined cancer rates, reviewed the national priorities, the achievements and the challenges ahead for the development of oncology service in Kazakhstan.
At a meeting with experts, T. Duisenova noted that Kazakhstan has steadily evolving oncology service, and made recommendations to strengthen cancer screening in Kazakhstan.
At the end of the meeting,T. Duisenova thanked the experts for their work and expressed willingness to use the experience of WHO and IAEA in the fight against cancer.
It should be reminded that 347 cancer surgeries operate in in Kazakhstan organization of primary health care and 18 Oncology Centers. Work of cancer surgeries has a key role in the early diagnosis and rehabilitation of patients with benign and malignant tumors. A cancer-register of cancer patients is conducted.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan