About 200 heart transplantation surgeries needed in Kazakhstan annually - Y.Pya

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Speaking during the CCS press conference Chairman of the Board of "National Scientific Cardiac Surgery Center" JSC Yuri Pya has informed to date Annual maintenance of heart transplant in Kazakhstan is ranged from 150-200 (...) we are about 40% level on meeting the requirements.

Meanwhile according to world data 10 surgeries fall to one million people in the developed countries.

Transplantation is developing in Kazakhstan. It is both medical and social issue (...) We have to be mentally prepared for the donation. While this side we have lagged behind in comparison with other countries. But I think in the next few years we will reach the average international standards," he said.

According to the head of National Scientific Cardiac Surgery Center, the state spend around 20 thousand dollars for one heart surgery. Near 100 people are in list for transplantation at the National Scientific Cardiac Surgery Center.

It worth noting last year the National Research Cardiac Surgery Center JSC awarded the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation status, which is considered the gold standard in global health care. JCI consultants are the most skilled and experienced in the industry, Kazinform refers to the website of the Prime Minister.

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