Yelzhan Birtanov

By the presidential decree Mr. Yelzhan Birtanov has been appointed as Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Earlier, Mr. Birtanov served as Vice-Minister of Health and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Mr Birtanov is responsible of public health, healthcare administration, health system research, hospital management, corporate strategic planning, quality improvement, organizational design and culture development. The Minister aims to digitize public health services by implementing Artificial Intelligence as a separate initiative under the project "Modernization of the Healthcare System".