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Health Ministry to check activities of Bishkek Department of Health

The Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan formed a commission to check the activities of the capital’s Department of Health.

According to the ministry, this is done to improve the quality of care provided by medical and preventive institutions in Bishkek, as well as because of numerous complains of the citizens.

The commission, in addition to the representatives of the ministry, includes members of the Public Supervisory Council of the Ministry of Health, Bishkek City Hall employees, City Council deputies.

Commission was instructed to submit its findings to the Health Ministry until February 20.

Earlier, the head of the Bishkek Department of Health was accused of intimidation and blackmailing. Parliament deputies proposed to create a working commission.

The Minister of Health promised to investigate the situation.

Note of 24.kg news agency: The Ministry of Health in coordination with the Mayor of Bishkek appoints and dismisses the Director of the Department of Health and his deputies.