Author Archive | Salima Sydykova

Making profession of family doctors attractive for future doctors: Kyrgyzstan

One of the main current healthcare problems is a shortage of family doctors/general practitioners, especially in rural areas. Medical students are not motivated to choose the specialty of family medicine because they find it to be not prestigious. The community also has disrespectful and discriminating feelings about this specialty. The Kyrgyz State Medical Academy has […]

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Finding an integrated solution for tobacco use prevention: Kyrgyzstan.

The current escalation in tobacco use and tobacco-related death and disease can be reversed only by integrated tobacco control strategies. Like other low-income countries Kyrgyzstan is facing massive challenges in this respect. The main idea of this project is to integrate a public health and health system’s approach in tobacco control by implementing intensified community-based […]

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