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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International Health Regulations Forum in Austria

The International Health Regulations (IHR) Forum was held on 14–18 March 2016 in Stadtschlaining, Austria, to train national experts using and implementing the IHR in their countries, and to strengthen the expert network in the WHO European Region.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Kazakhstan
20, Orynbor str.,
offices 305-306
Astana 010000
Tel.: +7 7172 204706, +7 7172 204705 (direct line)
Fax: +7 7172 204706

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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