Friday, 10 September 2021, 22:55:46
At the meeting of the headquarters for preventing the spread of CVI chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Yeraly Tugzhanov with the participation of Akim of Almaty Bakytzhan Sagintayev and Minister of Healthcare Alexey Tsoy, the sanitary and epidemiological situation in Almaty and measures to improve the quality of medical services were considered.
Deputy Akim of Almaty Yerzhan Babakumarov reported that the city has built a model and system of work to counter covid. The work of the ambulance and the primary health care unit was reformatted, infectious diseases hospitals were divided into echelons according to the severity of the infected. The specialists of the Telemedicine Center are responsible for monitoring and accompanying patients at home.
All covid hospitals are equipped with systems for medical gases, medical waste disposal and effluent disinfection. The equipment with medical equipment as of July 1, 2021, was 91%, while the equipment of the departments of anesthesiology, resuscitation and intensive care in Almaty is 100%.
The measures taken made it possible to overcome four waves of infection and stabilize the sanitary and epidemiological situation in terms of CVI. At the same time, comprehensive work is being carried out to improve the quality of the provision of planned medical care.
Measures have been taken to achieve indicators on maternal mortality, an action plan has been drawn up to reduce mortality from diseases of the circulatory system.
Measures are also being taken to improve the quality of medical services and satisfaction of the population, the efficiency of corporate management of medical organizations. To reduce the shortage of medical personnel, a roadmap was approved and this year, for the first time, funds were allocated for grants from the city akim for training 120 residents in demanded specialties.
During the meeting, Vice Minister of Healthcare Azhar Giniyat, Chair of the Committee for Sanitary and Epidemiological Control of the Ministry of Healthcare Aizhan Esmagambetova presented their reports.
Summing up the results of the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Yeraly Tugzhanov outlined a number of problematic issues and instructed to take measures to resolve them. The Almaty Public Health Department needs to strengthen its work to achieve the indicators of the State Program for Healthcare Development. Department of Sanitary Epidemiological Control was instructed to improve the quality of epidemiological investigations. The city branch of the Fund for Social Medical Insurance was instructed to strengthen the work on the coverage of the residents of the megalopolis with medical insurance.
Tugzhanov thanked the medical community of Almaty for its contribution to the fight against CVI, and also gave a number of instructions to improve the quality of medical services, strengthen the work of monitoring groups and vaccination of the population.