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Medical Science


An all-republican event called Week of a deep medical examination of the population, which is held under the motto "No one will be left without care and attention" started in Uzbekistan. This information is reported by the local press, which notes that this social event is traditionally held with the participation of highly qualified doctors and leading scientists of specialized medical centers, medical schools and research institutions. Particular attention within this year’s Week will be given to well-being of people of venerable age, war and labor veterans.


Commencing 2017 in Kazakhstan it is planned to introduce mandatory health social insurance. The news was announced to the media by the head physician of the municipal clinical hospital "Emergency Care Hospital" of the Health Department of Almaty Manat Seidumanov. As he said, according to the 80th paragraph of the state program "100 concrete steps" it is planned to introduce a mandatory social health insurance in the country. "We intend to implement it in 2017" - he said.



An international exhibition "Health-2015", which is timed to the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the state program “Saglyk” (in translation - "Health"), began its work in the Exhibition Center of Ashgabat. In addition, this year the event also is tied to the Day of Health and Medical Industry of the Republic, which is celebrated annually on July21. The exhibition this year is organized jointly by the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan and the Chamber of Commerce of the country.



On July 2 this year in the capital of Kazakhstan it is planned to open a new center specializing in high-tech radiological assistance. The news was reported to journalists in the press service of Astana mayor, where it was noted that the structure would be based on the Cancer Center of the City Hall. "Modern medical equipment will make it possible to carry out radiotherapy, while minimally affecting healthy cells of the human body.


A pharmaceutical cluster will be established in South Kazakhstan region, according to the document that was signed in Shymkent. Participants to the agreement on this issue are several major medical and pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, research institutes, distribution companies and the Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan. This was reported by the press service of the Chamber, which noted that the core of a new cluster would be represented by the company JSC "Himfarm" under the trademark «Santo Member of Polpharma Group».



Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is convinced that the republic has enough good opportunities for developing medical tourism. He said this at the opening of a new medical multidisciplinary complex, which took place on Wednesday, March 18. This object is included in the total structure of the Medical Center Office of the President of Kazakhstan. According to Nursultan Nazarbayev, the new clinic today is a unique institution of its kind.



A national campaign for immunization against rubella and measles is launched in Kyrgyzstan. All in all, starting from 16 March until the end of April this year, according to the plans, over a million residents of the republic, at the age of one to 20 years inclusive must be vaccinated on a free basis. In addition, vaccination will also be carried out among teachers and health workers, regardless of whether they had been previously vaccinated at the age of one year and six years.



The number of parents who do not vaccinate their children in Kazakhstan is increasing. This was reported at the roundtable on immunization against measles held in Astana by the deputy chief sanitary doctor of the republic Aizhan Esmagambetova. According to her, if in 2013 there were about two thousand such parents, then in 2014 there number increased up to about three thousand.



To date, in many pharmacies of Uzbekistan there is a lack of a number of essential drugs. This was reported by a number of local media, which particularly point out that this phenomenon occurs in Tashkent and Tashkent region. According to them, inhabitants of this region, who in recent weeks can’t purchase medicines, complain for the shortage and lack of essential drugs.


At the same time, representatives of a number of pharmacies in Tashkent confirmed the fact that over the recent weeks a range of medicines had reduced significantly.


The South Korean Government intends to provide a grant in amount of $ 6 million to the Government of Uzbekistan to implement the second phase of the project entitled "Improving the quality of diagnosis of patients with infectious diseases in Uzbekistan (increased water and food surveillance for disease)." These funds will be spent to purchase equipment, medical devices and supplies, automobile transport, and used for medical staff training in the centers of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance of Uzbekistan in Bukhara, Namangan, Kashkadarya and Navoi regions.