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.

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Enhancing people-centred health services through strategic facility planning in the region of Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan

Strategic planning of health facilities that applies a people-centred approach can mitigate the effect of noncommunicable and environment-driven diseases.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Kazakhstan
20, Mangilik Yel avenue
offices 305-306
Astana Z05 M9E2
Tel.: +7 7172 204705, +881623483092 (direct line)
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

Data and statistics


Estimated life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2010)

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