More than 400 thousand of Astana residents were screened in 2018
According to the official website of capital akimat with reference to the press service of the Department of public health of Astana, the average annual checkups are more than 240 thousand adults and more than 176 thousand children.
As of November 1, 2018, 171 458 children and 240 718 adults were screened in polyclinics and hospitals of the city. Including the early detection of hypertension, coronary heart disease were examined 58 022 people, diabetes – 63 131 people, glaucoma – 64 491 people. On early detection of breast cancer were examined 26 183 women, cervical cancer-28 597 women. For early detection of colorectal cancer-28 891 men and women.
Screening examination is carried out on a voluntary basis, so not all citizens enjoy the right to be examined free of charge. Most residents simply do not find time for this, despite the repeated invitations of the district service of polyclinics. Information stands, placards, booklets and leaflets on the need for timely screening are available in every medical organization providing primary health care», - the Astana office of public health noted.
Over the past three years, 222 355 adults and 173 335 children underwent screening examinations in the capital in 2015, 241 481 adults and 179 333 children in 2016. 260 569 adults and 175 588 children in 2017.
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