Children bone marrow transplantation will become available in Kazakhstan 30 марта 2011, 11:04
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Salidat Kairbekova. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Children Bone Marrow Transplantation Department will be opened in Kazakhstan National Pediatric Center in the second quarter of 2011 as part of the action plan to develop hematopoietic stem cells transplantation in Kazakhstan, KazTAG reported citing the Minister of Healthcare Salidat Kairbekova.
The Ministry of Healthcare will continue implementing high-tech diagnostics and treatment techniques complying with the international standards.
Transplantation of hematopoietic stem cells is a medical procedure used in hematology and oncology for blood and bone marrow disorders and other malignancies.
In December 2010 Tengrinews.kz reported that Kazakh children will be able to get bone marrow transplantation in their home-country.