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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Kazakhstan: encouraging children and adolescents to develop healthy behaviours

During a series of capacity-building events in the country’s regions, working groups designated by the schools learned how to conduct a situational analysis using the WHO Schools for Health in Europe (SHE) rapid assessment tool, and how to plan actions based on assessment results and defined priorities.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Kazakhstan
20/2, Mangilik Yel avenue, 3rd floor
Nur-Sultan 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

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
8, Mangilik Yel avenue
House of Ministries, Entrance 5
Nur-Sultan 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)

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