Kyrgyzstan and Russia to develop cooperation in healthcare sector

  • The 23rd meeting of the Intergovernmental Kyrgyz-Russian Commission was held in Moscow
  • Kyrgyzstan and Russia discussed the development of collaboration in the healthcare domain
  • Both sides also discussed on building up cooperation on joint research and issue of preventions

Moscow recently hosted the 23rd meeting of the Intergovernmental Kyrgyz-Russian Commission on Trade, Technical, Economic, Scientific, and Humanitarian Cooperation.

As per the press facility of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic, the meeting was led by Arzybek Kozhoshev, First Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, and Alexei Overchuk, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, with participation from other representatives of interested departments and ministries.

Both the sides notified the positive dynamics in developing collaboration in the healthcare domain between Kyrgyzstan and Russia.

The significance of the current work going on the mutual acknowledgment of vaccination certificates against a new coronavirus infection was also emphasized.

Additionally, the joint consultations of experts from the obligatory medical insurance funds of both the nations were discussed on the challenges of offering medical care to the non-working members of the family of migrant workers at the expenditure of compulsory medical insurance and vaccination consultations.

The consultations are planned to be held during the first half of 2022.

Both sides have also discussed on building a BSL3 biological laboratory in the Kyrgyz Republic. However, the Kyrgyz Republic opposed the execution of this project.

Furthermore, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic agreed to continue developing the cooperation in healthcare by extending direct bonds between educational, scientific, and medical organizations.

They also decided to continue building up the cooperation on the issue of prevention, joint research, and response to the transferrable diseases within the framework of Russian initiatives for promoting international development.

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