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Switzerland to award winners of competition held among Primary Health Care facilities of Kyrgyzstan

Published: 22 July 2022 г.

On July 26, 2022, at 16:00, winners of the competition "Best Quality Committee of primary health care facilities" will be awarded at the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The competition started in February 2021 among primary health care organizations of Chui, Naryn, Talas and Issyk-Kul provinces to strengthen the work of the Quality Committees, which ensure qualitative primary health care to the population. 

The competition was held by the Ministry of Health in the framework of the Swiss project "Effective Management and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases in Kyrgyzstan". 

In total 28 Family Medicine Centers and Center of General Practice participated in the contest. Based on the results of the competition, 4 Family Medicine Centers and Centers of General Medical Practice will be awarded with the following prizes funded by Switzerland:

  • Grand Prize – Niva car for visiting patients;
  • 1st place – laptop and 50 tonometers;
  • 2nd place – laptop and 30 tonometers;
  • 3rd place – laptop and 15 tonometers.

These prizes will be used to improve quality of care in the health facilities. The car will be used for increasing access to the medical services by allowing family doctors to receive patients in remote villages.

The event will be attended by representatives of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Swiss Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic, the Mandatory Health Insurance Fund, as well as representatives of primary health care facilities and mass media.

For more information, contact the NCD Project: Begaiym Egimbaeva, Communications Officer, tel.: (0770) 545404, email: