Health challenges in Kazakhstan and Central Asia.

@article{Adambekov2016HealthCI,
  title={Health challenges in Kazakhstan and Central Asia.},
  author={Shalkar Adambekov and Aiym Kaiyrlykyzy and Nurbek Igissinov and Faina Linkov},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2016},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={104-8}
}
The Central Asian region, which encompasses Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan, is an interesting geographic region with a rich history dating back to the Silk Road, Mongol conquests and expansion of the Russian Empire. However, from a public health viewpoint, the Central Asian region is under-investigated, and many public health challenges exist, as countries of Central Asia inherited the centralised medical systems practiced in the Soviet Union, and are currently… CONTINUE READING
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