Ministry of Health (Kazakhstan)

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Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Қазақстан Республикасының Денсаулық сақтау министрлігі
Agency overview
Formed 1961
Jurisdiction Government of Kazakhstan
Headquarters 8 Orynbor Street, House of Ministries, Entrance 5 010000 Astana
Employees 243
Minister responsible
Agency executives
  • Bolat Tokezhanov, Vice-Minister of Health
  • Erik Baizhunusov, Vice-Minister of Health
  • Serikbol Mussinov, State Secretary

The Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan (Kazakh: Қазақстан Республикасының Денсаулық сақтау министрлігі) is a cabinet-level ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan. It is the highest government department responsible for health.


The Ministry of Health was founded in 1961.


Political Party:   Nur Otan   CommunistParty

Party Term of Office Prime-Minister
Minister for Health
Toregeldy Sharmanov
Communist Party 14 November 1961 30 November 1966 Adenauer (IV • V)
Erhard (I • II)
Horst Seehofer
(b. 1949)
CSU 6 May 1992 26 October 1998 Kohl
Minister of Health
Zhaksylyk Doskaliev
(b. 1955)
Nur Otan 28 October 2009 7 October 2010 Akhmetov
Salidat Kairbekova
(b. 1961)
Nur Otan 7 October 2010 Incumbent

Responsibilities of the Ministry of Health[edit]

The Ministry of Health is responsible for:

  • maintaining the effectiveness and efficiency of the statutory health insurance and long-term care insurance systems