Where you can get a free screening
According to the official website of capital akimat with reference to the press service of the public health Department of Astana, pass screening residents of the capital can in clinics and hospitals of the city at the place of attachment.
Screening examinations are carried out within the guaranteed volume of free medical care. Screening is a preventive medical examination to identify risk factors that contribute to the emergence of diseases, as well as diseases in the early stages.
«Screening can improve the effectiveness of treatment and prevent the development of complications. The list of screening examinations includes diseases of the circulatory system – coronary heart disease, hypertension, as well as diabetes, glaucoma and cancer – breast cancer, cervical cancer, cancer of the colon and rectum», - the Astana office of public health reported.
The adult population of the capital is determined by the level of glucose and cholesterol in the blood, measure arterial, intraocular pressure, examine the smear on oncocytology, and also conduct mammography, colonoscopy, hemoccult test and colonoscopy. Also included in the screening examinations of narrow specialists: cardiologist, endocrinologist, ophthalmologist, mammalogist, oncologist, obstetrician-gynecologist, surgeon, proctologist, gastroenterologist.
During the preventive examination, children, depending on the age group, determine the growth and weight of the body, measure the volume of the head and chest (up to 3 years), examine for the presence of flat feet, determine visual acuity and hearing (from 5 years), evaluate physical and psychosocial development, measure blood pressure (from 7 years). Kids and teenagers are examined by an orthopedic surgeon, a urologist, and otolaryngologist, a neurologist, a dentist, an ophthalmologist and an endocrinologist.
Screening examinations for early detection of diseases of the circulatory system (hypertension, coronary heart disease) were introduced in 2008 in Kazakhstan. The national screening program for early detection of other diseases was introduced in 2011.
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