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On the way to coordination of education and healthcare systems on issues

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On the 27th of February, 2015 Department of pre-school development education and upbringing of “IAC” JSC arranged the meeting with the coordinator of the National Center for Integrated management of Childhood Illness, Master of Medical Sciences, Ospanova Z.M.

Analysis of the early development of children in Kazakhstan, influence of education and health care on a child from birth to one year. In addition, the problems of insufficient information support of the family in the upbringing and development of children, the lack of training courses for parents.

The participants of the meeting stressed the crucial importance of active interaction between education and healthcare systems in support of family education in the early years of a child's life. Thus, the development of professional standards to the  relevant qualification of visiting nurse-educator to provide integrated social and psychological, medical and educational services at home.

Currently, the Ministry of Health and Social Development in collaboration with UNICEF are conducting a great work to identify the risks of child mortality, improving health literacy of parents in Kazakhstan.

As a result of the meeting, the parties expressed their readiness to implement joint activities in the framework of the "Conceptual Foundations of Early Childhood Development in the Republic of Kazakhstan" and the idea of care for development.