Ministry of Health (Kazakhstan)

The Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan (Kazakh: Қазақстан Республикасының Денсаулық сақтау министрлігі, Qazaqstan Respýblıkasynyń Densaýlyq saqtaý mınıstrligi) is a cabinet-level ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan. It is the highest government department responsible for health.

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Қазақстан Республикасының Денсаулық сақтау министрлігі
Qazaqstan Respýblıkasynyń Densaýlyq saqtaý mınıstrligi
Agency overview
Formed1961
JurisdictionGovernment of Kazakhstan
Headquarters8 Orynbor Street, House of Ministries, Entrance 5 010000 Nur-Sultan
Employees243
Minister responsible
Agency executives
  • Bolat Tokezhanov, Vice-Minister of Health
  • Erik Baizhunusov, Vice-Minister of Health
  • Serikbol Mussinov, State Secretary
Websitehttp://dsm.gov.kz/en

HistoryEdit

The Ministry of Health was founded in 1961.

MinistersEdit

Political Party:   Nur Otan   CommunistParty

Name
(Born-Died)
Party Term of Office Prime-Minister
(Cabinet)
Minister for Health
Toregeldy Sharmanov
(1901–)
Communist Party 14 November 1961 30 November 1966 Adenauer (IV • V)
Erhard (I • II)
Horst Seehofer
(b. 1949)
CSU 6 May 1992 26 October 1998 Kohl
(IVV)
Minister of Health
Zhaksylyk Doskaliev
(b. 1955)
Nur Otan 28 October 2009 7 October 2010 Akhmetov
(I)
Salidat Kairbekova
(b. 1961)
Nur Otan 7 October 2010 Incumbent

Responsibilities of the Ministry of HealthEdit

The Ministry of Health is responsible for:

  • maintaining the effectiveness and efficiency of the statutory health insurance and long-term care insurance systems

ReferencesEdit