The Kazakhstan WHO Country Office was established in 1994 in Almaty. It was officially accredited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in August 2007. Before 2009, the WHO Country Office had two offices: a head office in Astana, the capital, and a sub-office in Almaty. Since 2009, the two offices have been consolidated into one Country Office in Astana. The Country Office is the focal point for WHO activities in Kazakhstan. The country team consists of five people including two experts on mother and child health, reproductive and sexual health, and effects of climate change on health.

Read more

Top story

Commemorating victims of road crashes across the European Region

On World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDoR), WHO country offices actively engaged with high-level policy-makers, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), police forces, churches, emergency services and civil society to commemorate the lives lost or irreversibly impacted by road trauma. Across the WHO European Region, they organized activities and events to raise awareness about the preventable deaths of 83 000 people killed each year on the Region’s roads.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Kazakhstan
20/2, Mangilik Yel avenue, 3rd floor
Astana Z05K5M0
Tel.: +7 7172 204705
Fax: +7 7172 204706

WHO European Centre for Primary Health Care
Kazakh National Medical University
88 Tole Bi Street
Almaty 050012
Tel.: +7 727 3387075, +45 5168 5105

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
8, Mangilik Yel avenue
House of Ministries, Entrance 5
Astana Z05 M9E2
Tel.: +7 7 172 74 28 51
Fax: +7 7 172 743243

Global Conference on Primary Health Care

25-26 October 2018, Astana, Kazakhstan

On the 40th anniversary of the Declaration of Alma-Ata, representatives from all over the world will converge in the city of Astana to renew their commitment to strengthening primary health care to achieve universal health coverage and the SDGs.

Global Conference on Primary Health Care

Data and statistics


Estimated life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2015)

Read more