16 insult centers to be opened in 2012

ASTANA. April. 16. KAZINFORM Mortality from cardiovascular diseases decreased by 42 % in comparison with the analogous period of the last year. The press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Health told the Pm.kz site.

Today there are created conditions for the development of the intervention and cardiac service. Kazakh National Cardiac Center began operating from 2011.

One of the measures to decrease mortality from the cardiovascular diseases is the creation of stroke (insult)treatment centers to assist patients with acute disorders of cerebral circulation. In 2011, eight insult centers were opened in six regions of Kazakhstan. Seven insult centers of the medical institutions in six regions are equipped with the minimum standard at the expense of the national budget.

According to the Kazakh Ministry of Health, in 2012, 16 insult centers will be opened in 12 region of Kazakhstan. And in 2013 it is planned to open 24 insult centers in 15 regions of Kazakhstan.

Roadmap for the organization of insult centers and training health professionals in line with international standards of treatment of patients with acute impairment of cerebral circulation was developed in the first quarter of 2012.

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