Despite the statements of the authorities that rural healthcare centers were reorganised into family polyclinics in Uzbekistan, there is an acute shortage of medical personnel in remote villages, and many rural healthcare centers are in a miserable condition.
As of April 27, 820 healthcare workers are infected with coronavirus in Kazakhstan. According to the Ministry of Health, 66% of them were not involved in the care and treatment of COVID-19 patients.
According to the Republican headquarter for the fight against coronavirus, as of April 20, 140 medical workers have been infected with the coronavirus in the republic. Doctors say that they were not provided with the necessary medicine and equipment, as far as it was necessary. (more…)