Construction of cancer center to be launched in Astana this year

ASTANA. January 30. KAZINFORM Construction of the National Cancer Center will be launched in Astana in the second half of the year, Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Y. Orynbayev said at an enlarged session of the Ministry of Healthcare of Kazakhstan.

"This year, we pay special attention to oncology problems, the feasibility study of a project is completed. I think that in the second half of the year we will begin construction of a cancer center in Astana. The akimat has already allocated the land for this purpose. The program in this sphere is adopted," the Deputy Prime Minister said.

Besides, in accordance with the information of the Ministry of Healthcare of Kazakhstan, 28 stroke centers will be opened in all the regions of the country. Presently, 20 such centers are functioning in the country.

Source: Kazakh PM's website.

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