Kazakhstan to allocate over 460 billion tenge to modernize oncological services
Kazakhstan is set to allocate over 460 billion tenge for the modernization of its oncology services. The government signed a comprehensive plan to combat cancer in the country. Developed as part of the implementation of the instructions of the Head of State, the document provides for highly effective early diagnosis, specialized treatment, palliative care, and rehabilitation. The country plans to apply the most advanced methods in the treatment and therapy of cancer patients, ensuring that people in every region receive modern radiation therapy aligned with global standards through the installation of the latest equipment. Access to necessary medications will be ensured as well. The provision of healthcare services to residents of rural areas will be facilitated through the deployment of mobile medical complexes. Additionally, telemedicine and artificial intelligence will be extensively utilized. Particular emphasis is placed on strengthening human resources and science. Overall, the Kazakh government emphasizes that the implementation of these measures in cancer care will increase the accessibility of high-quality therapy in all regions of the country.