Astana 10 °С
Almaty 21 °С
Exchange rates
USD 443.50
EUR 479.47
RUB 5.79
CNY 62.51

President reported on measures to prevent coronavirus spread in Kazakhstan

25 February 2020 19:34

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received Minister of Healthcare Yelzhan Birtanov to hear a report on the current activities of the ministry and development of domestic medicine, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.

At the onset of the meeting Minister Birtanov reported on the measures taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Kazakhstan.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was briefed on the progress in the development of the new Code on People’s Heath and the domestic healthcare system

The meeting further focused on the introduction of the system of obligatory medical insurance and implementation of the new nationwide program aimed at the modernization of Kazakhstani hospitals.

President Tokayev emphasized the importance of improving quality and accessibility of medical services rendered to the population. In particular, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed to continue the work on the new Code on People’s Health.