Friday, 22 January 2021, 19:30:32
By Decree of the Government of Kazakhstan, Zhandos Burkitbayev was appointed vice minister of healthcare.
Zhandos Burkitbayev was born in 1971 in the Zhambyl region. In 1996, he graduated from the Almaty National Medical University named after Asfendiyarov with a degree in Medicine, in 2003 — Gumilyov Eurasian National University with a degree in State and Local Administration, in 2007 — South Kazakhstan State Medical Academy with a degree in Pharmacy, in 2018 — Kazakhstan Medical University Higher School of Public Health, in 2020 — Turan-Astana University with a degree in Law.
He began his career in 1996 as a general practitioner at the Clinical Emergency Hospital in Almaty.
Over the years, he worked as a doctor at the Republican Center for Disaster Medicine in Almaty, chief specialist, head of a department, head of a department at the Ministry of Healthcare, deputy head of the department for ensuring the activities of the Committee for Social and Cultural Development of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 2008, he headed the State Management Company Blood Center in Astana.
In 2011-2019, he was director of the Research and Production Center for Transfusiology.
From Jan. 23, 2019, he was chair of the board of the National Scientific Oncological Center LLP.