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How much is organ transplant in Kazakhstan?

Photo: Kazpravda.kz/Adilbek Tauekelov
Managing Director of the Social Health Insurance Fund, Nurlan Kasimov announced the prices of organ transplant surgeries in Kazakhstan, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports.

"Over this year 3 billion 202 million tenge has already been paid to medical organizations for organ and tissue transplant surgeries. An average kidney transplant costs 3 million 200 thousand tenge, liver transplant - 5 million 800 thousand tenge, heart transplant - 25 million tenge," Kasimov said during the round table in Nur-Sultan.

He noted that organ transplant is included in the guaranteed volume of free medical care and is paid by the state from the Fund.

"The Fund also pays for rehabilitation of the patients. Since this year, payment has begun for the preparation of donor organs," Kasimov added.

Vice Minister of Health, Lyazat Aktayeva, confirmed that in Kazakhstan, transplantation, for example, of kidneys for patients is free.

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Zhanat Tukpiev
18:08, 22 November 2019
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