Kazakhstan is a developing Central Asian country and therefore there is much to be desired in its health care system both for locals and visitors. In principle, health care in this former Soviet Union state is free. However, the state-controlled health care system is in a continuing decline due to insufficient funding and lack of technical experts since most have left the country. Health in Kazakhstan is a concern to most visiting tourists, which is why it is necessary to come prepared.
The most common diseases experienced by Kazakhs are respiratory infections, heart problems and tuberculosis. Since 2000, the [Read more…]