From the start of February, Kazakhstan is the first country in Central Asia to embark on a major coronavirus vaccination campaign with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine. In April this year the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan plans to begin vaccinations with the local coronavirus vaccine QazCOVID-in, which is now in the third stage of clinical trials.
COVID-19 vaccine considerations for Kazakhstan
- Can employers mandate the vaccine?
- Who will control delivery of the vaccine?
Public health service
- Who covers the cost of the vaccine?
- Where will people get vaccinated?
General Practitioner's office (Government clinics)
- Is there cultural resistance to getting the vaccine?
The major Coronavirus vaccination campaign in Kazakhstan began in February, but the beginning of the March, less than 50 thousand people have been vaccinated. The government says it plans to vaccinate 10 million citizens by the end of the 2021 year. At the first stage, it is planned to vaccinate those categories that are at the forefront: medical workers, police, teachers, military personnel. At the second stage, which plans to start in April 2021, the remaining persons from 18 to 60 years old will be vaccinated.
coronavirus2020.kz/ru/vaccine, is a website where you can find official information on vaccine in Russian only
This information is provided by MAI CEE, Asinta's partner in Kazakhstan.
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Page last modified: March 10, 2021
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