Kazakhstan to allocate extra funds to create 10 medical organizations
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 28
By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:
Kazakhstan will allocate 120 billion tenge for the creation of medical organizations, said Health Minister Yelzhan Birtanov, Trend reports via the Kazakh media.
"It is planned to allocate 120 billion tenge to create 10 medical organizations in seven regions of the country. About 100,000 patients will be treated in new hospitals every year," the minister said.
In addition, as part of public-private partnership, 15 large multi-specialty hospitals will be built to replace 56 outdated hospitals.
"In general, more than 800 billion tenge will be additionally allocated by 2025 within a single long-term plan of public-private partnership", Birtanov added.
The minister also noted that the salaries of the most demanded specialists will be increased from July 1.
"The salary increase will affect 225,000 medical workers. For this, 37.6 billion tenge will be allocated from the state budget of 2019, and 78.7 billion tenge will be allocated in 2020," he said.
(377.26 KZT = 1 USD on Feb. 28)
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