Chair history


 The Department of Health Policy and Management of the Medical Faculty- HSPH was established in June 2016. The aim was training and providing a knowledge to the specialists in the field of public health professional development courses for the head authorities of clinics and agencies in the area of management, marketing, economics and pharmacy in the context of health reform.

The department provides the special courses on management in the field of public health for masters. These disciplines study the issues of management, economics, quality management and legal support for the work of medical organizations.

The department teachers have many years of experience in research and scientific areas in the field of health management and economics. For many years they have collaborated with international organizations, the Ministry of Health, regional and city health departments of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The head of the Department is doctor of medical Sciences, Professor Gulnara Kapanova. Employees of the Department actively work in all areas: educational, research, consulting and expert activities in the field of health management, public health and health care, health promotion and disease prevention, management psychology, economic analysis of public health programs, management of research projects, strategic planning, etc. This is the doctor of medical Sciences, Professor Zhanar buribaeva of Kuanyshbekova, PhD, associate Professor Sabira Kashkimbayeva Abdumanapova, PhD of Kampen V. B., candidate of medical Sciences, associate Professor Bayhonova Kini Sagymbaeva, candidate of legal Sciences, associate Professor maulenov Bakhyt Osipovna.

            In 2017, the Department opened new master's courses: Psychology in the field of health care and law in the field of health care.

According to the results of the rating of departments of the University according to the indicative plan in 2017, our Department took the First place in the KazNU.

          The Department also carries out training of specialists on courses of improvement of qualification and retraining of personnel in the short, medium and long-term programs.
         In 2018, the Department opened new directions-master's degree in 6m101-Medicine (doctor-researcher). This program was developed in collaboration with Professor Dauletbayev, a teacher from MacGill University (Canada). the program is innovative and involves training specialists in the field of translational and precision medicine. The program is patented. The copyright certificate was taken.
        In 2019, we redesigned all the programs, and also opened a new direction for the 8D101 doctorate-Medicine, where the program is aimed at training researchers in the field of medicine and involves training in two areas - precision medicine and mathematical modeling.
      Also in 2019, an innovative master's program for training research nurses (management of clinical trials and management of electronic registers) has been developed, and a new 2-year program for health management has been developed.
All programs are included in the register of educational programs of the Ministry of education and science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, approved by experts and employers.
Currently, the Department also trains foreign students from Mongolia and Afghanistan.

The main modules of the department are:

-Policy and management in the health system;

-Administrative management;

-Economy and health financing;

-Marketing and quality management of medical services;

-Psychology in the organizations of primary health care;

- Psychology in socially significant diseases;

-Psychology in organizations providing psychiatric and narcological assistance;

- Legal regulation in the health care system;

-State legal management in the health care system;

- Legal basis for the quality and safety of medical care;

-Management and marketing in public health;

-Health organization and management;

- Organization and management of primary health care;

-Management in nursing;

- Legislation in health care;


-Organizational behavior;

-Economics of public health;

-Financial management in public health;

-Quality management in healthcare, accreditation internal audit;

-Marketing relations in health care;

 -Introduction to the public health;

-Technology of health promotion;

-Development of socially oriented primary health care;

-Bases of social work;

-Organization of medical care for children and women;

-Health of teenagers;

-The questions of bioethics;

- Research projects in the public health;

-Psychology of health and psych diagnostics;

-Sociology of health and disease;

-Evaluation of health effects;

-Culture and health;

-Social science and medicine;

-Social determinants of health;

-Prevention of injuries and strengthening of safety;

-Politics of health in modern society;

-Quality research methods;

-Quality research methods in public health;

-Actual issues of medical and social expertise.

- Management of electronic registers
- Clinical trial management
- Modern epidemiological research methods and personalized medicine
-- Modern epidemiology and modeling in medicine
- Research doctor as the basis of future Medicine
- Policy and management in the health system

Currently, the Department trains undergraduates and doctoral students