Kazakhstan

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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WHO opens office on Primary Health Care in Kazakhstan

WHO officially inaugurated a new centre for excellence in primary health care in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on 11 February 2015. The centre will ensure that WHO/Europe is best equipped to support countries in revitalizing primary health care.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Kazakhstan
26, Bokeikhan Street
Astana 010000
Tel.: +7 7172696535, +7 7172696534
Fax: 7 7172 696551

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health and Social Development
Orynbor street 8
House of Ministries, Entrance 5
Astana 010000
Tel.: +7 7 172 74 28 51
Fax: +7 7 172 743243
https://www.enbek.gov.kz/

Areas of Work

The 2014–2015 priorities for collaboration with Kazakhstan are:
  • control and prevention of noncommunicable diseases
  • control and prevention of communicable diseases
  • promotion of health throughout the life-course
  • health systems strengthening
  • strengthening of preparedness, surveillance and response
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Data and statistics

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

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