Kazakhstan

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Healthcare in Kazakhstan

299,5 billion tenge are provided for the Kazakhstan healthcare sector in the Republican budget in 2009, 411,6 billion tenge in 2010 and 368,9 billion tenge in 2011. Annually Government invests 25-30 billion tenge for purchase of medical equipment.

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Overview of Kazakhstan

Officially name: The Republic of Kazakhstan

Capital: Astana

Largest city: Almaty

Official language: Kazakh, Russian

Government: Presidential republic

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Education in Kazakhstan

Following independence from the Soviet Union a major economic depression cut "public financing" for education in Kazakhstan, "which dropped from 6% of gross domestic product in 1991 to about 3% in 1994, before rising to 4% in 1999."