Heads of top Korean health centers visit Kazakhstan

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Berdibek Saparbayev has met today with a delegation from the Republic of Korea. The Korean delegation included the heads of the best hospital in the country - Gangnam Severance Hospital, Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) and International Healthcare Center, Kazinform refers to primeminister.kz.

The meeting was also attended by heads of Kazakhstan's Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development, Education and Science Ministry and the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.

During the talks, the sides noted the dynamic nature of the cooperation between Kazakhstan and South Korea in the field of healthcare. In December 2014, a diagnostic center was opened at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in cooperation with the Gangnam Severance Hospital. Besides, Korean physicians conduct master classes and consult patients in East Kazakhstan region..

At the meeting, the sides also discussed the prospects of further expansion of bilateral cooperation, including the construction of a medical center and the implementation of a number of projects for the modernization of emergency aid network in the regions of Kazakhstan.

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