Provision of specialists able to meet the needs of society in the field of public health, apply and develop advanced innovative technologies in practice and science, use the achievements of information and communication technologies in the protection and promotion of public health in the process of university self-government. The mission of the school: Training of competitive specialists in accordance with the established requirements and standards, whose sphere of activity is the protection of public health, ensuring sanitary and epidemiological well-being, improving the quality of preventive work and providing organizations with practical and scientific activities.
History of creation
The Faculty of Medical and Preventive Medicine was founded in 2003. From 2012 to 2019, the specialty "Public Health" was part of the Faculty "Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy and Dentistry", the dean of the faculty was PhD, Associate Professor A.A. Karibzhanov. By the decision of the Board of the NAO "Astana Medical University" No. 7 dated 24.07.2019, the faculty was disbanded and a separate faculty "Public Health and Management" was created. Due to the change in the structure of the University by the decision of the Board of Directors of May 30, 2022 No. 17, the faculty was renamed the School of Public Health and Management. According to the results of an independent evaluation of educational programs of Kazakhstani universities for 2021, conducted by the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken" together with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the specialty "Public Health" of the NAO "Astana Medical University" is among the top three (2/8).
The school's activities are regulated by the University's internal regulatory documents and orders in the field of education of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan. At the scheduled meetings of the school, the issues of readiness of departments for the new academic year are considered; academic performance and attendance of students; analysis and results of examination sessions; performance of educational, educational work, conditions of life and leisure of students; curatorial and mentoring work and others. The staff of the Dean's office is actively working with underachieving students to identify the reasons for students skipping classes. Information and decisions of the dean's office, measures taken on violations are promptly communicated to students and staff of departments. To date, the profile departments actively introduce innovative teaching methods into the educational process, modern methods of prevention and treatment of diseases, expand international cooperation with foreign partners in educational activities, actively involve students in research work. Each student of the school after the end of the first year has the opportunity to choose elective disciplines at will, on the basis of which an individual learning trajectory is formed. Upon completion of the bachelor's degree, the graduate receives a diploma with an academic degree – "Bachelor of Health in the specialty "Public Health". Field of professional activity: Healthcare, social protection, education, science, public administration.
Since the 2022-2023 academic year, a new educational program of the specialty "Public Health" has been introduced, the duration of training is 5 years, in accordance with the order of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated July 4, 2022 No. KR DSM–63 "On approval of state mandatory standards for levels of education in the field of health", also the educational program provides accelerated terms of training for on the basis of secondary education in the specialty 09880100 – "Hygiene and epidemiology" (training period – 2 years 6 months).
ContactsAstana, Beibitshilik str., 49a, office 215
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