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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New report shares findings of the first-ever COSI study in Kazakhstan

A national report presenting the results of a WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI) study in Kazakhstan was recently released. This was the first time the country participated in the study. It found that around 20% of 8- and 9-year-old children were overweight and 6% were obese.


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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

Regional Committee

"Leaving no one behind is our call to action"

Regional Director addresses the 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Budapest, Hungary

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Data and statistics


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

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