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Stephen Tull of UN and UNDP. Photo courtesy of KAZNMU of S.Asfendiyarov press office
UN opens GDO in Almaty; More UN agencies want hub offices in Kazakhstan

UN agencies are interested in opening hub offices in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

UN opens GDO in Almaty; More UN agencies want hub offices in Kazakhstan
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Suicidal youth not taken seriously in Kazakhstan: UNICEF

A quarter of Kazakhstani teenagers who committed suicide had talked about it before the actual act with their friends or family.

Suicidal youth not taken seriously in Kazakhstan: UNICEF
HIV positive: gender and age trends in Kazakhstan
HIV positive: gender and age trends in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s Center for Prevention and Combating AIDS observes changes in the age and gender statistics for new HIV cases.

HIV positive: gender and age trends in Kazakhstan
Alexey Tsoy. Photo courtesy of personal Facebook page
New Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development appointed in Kazakhstan

Alexey Tsoy has been appointed the new Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development in Kazakhstan.

New Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development appointed in Kazakhstan
Jaw reconstruction surgery. Photo ©  Alisher Akhmetov
More Kazakhstanis to seek medical help in South Korea with visa free regime

The visa free regime between South Korea and Kazakhstan will increase the flow of health tourists in 2015.

More Kazakhstanis to seek medical help in South Korea with visa free regime
©REUTERS
Artificial blood from petroleum products to be produced in Kazakhstan

Scientists from Kazakhstan have developed a new method of production of artificial blood from petroleum products.

Artificial blood from petroleum products to be produced in Kazakhstan
Tengrinews file photo
Medical tourism - growing sector in Kazakhstan

Medical tourism is a growing sector in Kazakhstan with more than 800 foreign nationals coming to the country to be treated, including from the US, Japan and Italy.

Medical tourism - growing sector in Kazakhstan
©Roza Yessenkulova
Kazakh businessmen send generator to Kyrgyz hospital after doctors perform open heart surgery with no electricity

Kazakh businessmen have raised money for a generator and sent the equipment to the Kyrgyz hospital, where doctors had to scandalously make a open heart surgery during an blackout.

Kazakh businessmen send generator to Kyrgyz hospital after doctors perform open heart surgery with no electricity
Children at the hospital. © mgorod.kz
29 school students and teachers faint one after another in Western Kazakhstan

25 school children and 4 teachers fainted in a Western Kazakhstan village school one after another.

29 school students and teachers faint one after another in Western Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of dom-lady.ru
Infertility of couples in Kazakhstan is due to 'questionable Western values' and promiscuity: expert

Director of Kazakhstan's Center for Healthy Lifestyle Marat Kurmanov said that an alarming number of infertile young couples in Kazakhstan is due to questionable values that was inoculated in the Kazakh society in the 1990s.

Infertility of couples in Kazakhstan is due to 'questionable Western values' and promiscuity: expert
Photo © REUTERS
Kazakhstan is medically and legally ready for cadaveric donation

Medical specialists discussed Kazakhstan’s readiness for cadaveric donation both in legal and medical terms at New Vision of Transplantology press conference.

Kazakhstan is medically and legally ready for cadaveric donation
Yerdaulet Bozugulov and his sister Zhanagul. Photo courtesy of Kyzylorda Oblast Akimat press office
First kidney transplantation in Kyzylorda

For the firs time, a kidney transplantation has been conducted in Kyzylorda.

First kidney transplantation in Kyzylorda
Gulzhana Karagusova. Photo ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Kazakh MP points to ineffectiveness of healthcare projects

Chairman of the Committee for Finance and Budget in Parliament’s Lower Chamber Karagusova pointed to the discrepancy between the costs and payoff of state-sponsored healthcare projects.

Kazakh MP points to ineffectiveness of healthcare projects
Photo courtesy of novosti-n.org
Controversial methadone therapy may become nationwide in Kazakhstan by 2016

According to the head of the National Scientific and Practical Center on Medical and Social Problems of Drug Abuse, methadone therapy also known as opioid substitution therapy (OST) may become nationwide in Kazakhstan in 2016.

Controversial methadone therapy may become nationwide in Kazakhstan by 2016
Photo © RIA Novosti
Birth rate goes 25% up in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has had an increase in birth rate and decease in mortality rate.

Birth rate goes 25% up in Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of pokupon.ua
'We are either bad at treating or bad at diagnosing' - state oncological aid in Kazakhstan

Oncologist Nasrulla Shanazarov reported on the state of oncological help in Kazakhstan at the recent International Oncological Symposium.

'We are either bad at treating or bad at diagnosing' - state oncological aid in Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of npr.org
Kazakhstan and Turkey show highest suicide rates among 15-19 y.o. youth

Kazakhstan and Turkey have the highest suicide level among 15 to 19 year olds in the world.

Kazakhstan and Turkey show highest suicide rates among 15-19 y.o. youth
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UNICEF research denies connection between of Unified National Testing and suicide rates among Kazakhstani teens

The UNICEF research of suicide among teens in Kazakhstan refutes negative effect of the Unified National Testing.

UNICEF research denies connection between of Unified National Testing and suicide rates among Kazakhstani teens
Photo © tengrinews
Kazakhstani village youth more prone to suicide than city teens

The Prosecutor General’s Office reported higher level of suicides among village teens in comparison to their city peers.

Kazakhstani village youth more prone to suicide than city teens
Photo courtesy of aihcp.org
Alarming tendencies and suicidal behaviour among Kazakhstani teens: UNICEF Youth Health Development

A committee on social and cultural development discussed results of their suicide survey among teenagers in Kazakhstan.

Alarming tendencies and suicidal behaviour among Kazakhstani teens: UNICEF Youth Health Development

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