Chair of public health


Turgambayeva Asiya

Head of the Chair

Total work experience is 26 years. Since 2017 She is the Head of the Chair, a candidate of medical Sciences (14.00.33- Public Health and Healthcare), Associate Professor. After the graduation from Akmola State Medical Academy (faculty of medicine) in 1997, she completed clinical residency, and in 2005, she graduated from full-time graduate school at Kazakhstan State Medical Academy. She has 15 years of experience as a practicing doctor, expert, statistician. In different years she worked at LLC "Kazakh Academy of Nutrition" as a senior scientific researcher; as the Head of the Chair of medical nutrition, as a Manager of educational activities in Medical center of the office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Center for the introduction of modern medical technologies", as an Executive Secretary of the "Bulletin of Medical center of the office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan" journal, teacher at the No.1 Chair of public health, then as the Associate Professor of JSC "Medical University Astana"; she was the Head of the Chair of management and marketing during the period 2010-2014; received the title of Associate Professor in September2014. She is the author of more than 125 scientific publications, that have the impact factor equal to 18, Hirsch Index equal to 2; author of "The Role of Public Health in the Organization of Rational Nutrition of the Population" study guide and "Fundamentals of management in nursing" textbook in Russian and Kazakh languages. She developed of more than 65 educational programs for undergraduate, graduate, Ph.D. students; 2 acts of implementation; has 14 Certificates of Copyright. She is a Participant of 2 scientific projects. She has repeatedly made presentations at international scientific-practical conferences in such countries as Belgium, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Hungary, Russia. She has prepared 24 masters in Public Health, Nursing, MBA, and 2 Ph.D. students. Member of the Editorial Board of the "Senior staff nurse" and "Head of Medical organizations" magazines. A reviewer of more than 55 domestic and foreign scientific works. Independent reviewer of the "Value in Health" journal (USA). Independent expert on accreditation of educational programs. Chairperson of the Committee of the Educational programs of the Public Health. Independent expert in educational and scientific activities. Member of the Dissertation Council for doctoral dissertations in the Ph.D program.


Ibraev Serik

Professor M. D.
Total work experience is 50 years. Field of research – Rating Evaluation System of medical organizations, quality of medical services. Professional achievements: Published more than 280 scientific publications, 15 guidelines, 4 rationalization proposals, 3 study guides; supervised more than 10 master students, candidates, and doctors of science.

Sarymsakova Bakhyt

Associate Professor, Ph.D.
Total work experience is 32 years. Author of more than 100 scientific publications, including textbooks on ethics, monographs, many presentations at international scientific conferences, Forums, Congresses. Field of study – ethics of scientific research, bioethics, management. She is fluent in English.

Narmanova Oryngul

Professor M. D.

National coordinator of the Roadmap of the nephrological service development of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2019-2020,

Independent accredited expert, nephrologist of the highest category,

Psychologist, a specialist in Anti-age medicine. More than 50 articles and abstracts, 1 methodical recommendation, 3 invention patents. The independent accredited expert since 2008, the developer of the standard of nephrological service (order No. 765 of 30.12.2013) and clinical protocols (2014). Knowledge of languages: fluent Russian and Kazakh, conversational and medical English, Turkish with a dictionary.

Abdullin Adilkhan

Associate Professor, Ph. D.
He has extensive practical experience as the first head of municipal and Republican medical organizations in Russia (16 years) and Kazakhstan (10 years). The public health official of the highest category. As an expert, he took an active part in the work of the Committee of health protection of citizens of the State Duma of Russia, as well as in the licensing of medical institutions; in the accreditation of educational organizations, in the review of scientific programs. Author of 80 scientific publications, 1 methodical manual, 2 computer programs protected by patents of Russia.

Omarova Aida

Associate Professor, Ph.D./ Master MBA

More than 30 scientific publications, holder of the certificate from the State Registration of rights to the object of Copyright "Conceptual approach to the creation of a single portal for the coordination of the medical transplant service of the Republic of Kazakhstan", № 3035 of December 12, 2017, is 0651. She is fluent in English.

Orazova Galiya

Associate Professor, Ph.D./ Master in public health

Author of more than 30 scientific papers, including the impact factor equal to 2. Editor of "Journal of Health Development" and "Topical issues of a healthy lifestyle, disease prevention, and health promotion" scientific-practical journals; member of the Editorial Board of "Clinical Medicine of Kazakhstan", "Kazakh Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation" journals. 

Area of activity – ethics of scientific publications, development of scientific and practical journals. Founder of the publishing house "Parasat KZ".

Public health official of the first qualifying category. She is fluent in English.

Dauletova Gaukhar

Associate Professor, Ph.D.
She has completed an internship in the United States, author of more than 29 scientific publications, including textbooks, and actively participated in international scientific and practical conferences. She is fluent in English.

Aketaeva Asem

Associate Professor, PhD

Author of more than 23 scientific publications, including impact factor equal to 2, conducted the oral presentations at international scientific conferences, forums, congresses. The area of activity is the management investments in modern economic development in health care obstetrics and gynecology. She is fluent in English.

Valishina Galiya

Associate Professor
Candidate of Engineering Sciences. 

Author of more than 50 scientific and methodological works, expert of accreditation in education. Scientific research studies are aimed at the expansion of the range of food products for preventive purposes, improvement of the health of the population, as well as the creation of guidelines for the preservation of health.

Burkitbayev Yerkebulan

Senior lecturer
MBA Master.

- Graduated from Taraz State University named after Dulati, with a major specialty in law, qualification "Lawyer". 

- Graduated from the Kazakh University of Economics, Finance and international trade with a degree in Economics and business.

- graduated from AlmaU with a degree in management, MBA.

- in 2014 he graduated from Astana Medical University with a degree in "management, MBA in hospital management".

 He started his career in the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the Chair of legal service. He worked in various senior positions in JSC "Kaztemirtrans" and other subsidiaries of JSC "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy", JSC "National center of neurosurgery", "Republican center for health development", LLP "SK-pharmacy". Total work experience is 18 years, including more than 10 years in the field of health care. He is fluent in English.

Beisenova Saltanat

Senior lecturer
Master in Public health. 

After completing her master's degree, she worked in practical health care. She completed an internship in Lithuania. Active participation in international scientific and practical conferences of Russia and Azerbaijan is noted. Area of activity-public health. Scientific articles -4. She is fluent in English.

Jaksybekova Inzhu

Senior lecturer

Master in Medical-preventive Affairs. Active participation in international scientific and practical conferences is noted. Has experience in Medical College. Area of activity-public health. Scientific articles -5. She is fluent in English.

Kozhakhmetova Umit

Master in Public health. The second qualification category in the specialty Public health / Social hygiene and health organization, passed an internship in Lithuania, as well as participated in the Academic mobility program Erasmus+ in Finland, author of more than 8 publications, 2 authorship; actively participated in national and international scientific conferences in Montenegro and Azerbaijan. Has practical experience in National Research Center for Maternity and Childhood. Direction of activity-public health. She is fluent in English.

Kabdunasova Ramilya

Master in Public health.  She completed an internship in Lithuania, author of 6 scientific publications, actively participated in international scientific and practical conferences. Area of activity-public health. She is fluent in English.

Berdalieva Lyazzat

senior teacher

Passed retraining in the medical (or pharmaceutical) specialty. Public health in JSC "Astana Medical University", the author of 5 scientific publications, 2 certificates of Copyright, participated in international scientific conferences in Baku. She developed more than 26 Educational and methodical complexes of disciplines of the specialty public health and nursing in the state language. Translated the educational literature in Kazakh language Oqý quraly «Halyqty tıіmdі tamaqtandyrýdaǵy qoǵamdyq densaýlyq saqtaýdyń rólі» and is the co-author. Fluent in English.

Zhumagaleeva Diana

Senior lecturer

Master. After completing her master's degree, she worked in practical health care. Active participation in international scientific and practical conferences is noted. Author of 5 scientific articles. She is fluent in English.

Formation story

The history of the No. 1 Chair of public health (social hygiene and health care organization) begins in 1967.

The first head and originator of the Chair was Yuri Shitikov, who came from Baku to Kazakhstan.

After the retirement of associate Professor Shitikov Y., the Chair was headed by his student Sviridova L.

During the 1980-1990 period, the Chair of social hygiene (medicine) and health care organization periodically conducted courses that were a part of the General hygiene, Normal physiology, Microbiology Chairs; and it was combined with the Chair of postgraduate education. 

In the period 1997-2017, the head of the Chair was the Candidate of medical Sciences, Professor Karp L. 

From September to October 2017- Tursynbet E. (Ph.D) was a Head of the Chair

On October 30, 2017, with the advent of Turgambayeva Asiya on the position of the Head of the Chair, the development of the Chair purposefully intensified in terms of attracting highly qualified personnel of the public health specialty, which directly affects the quality of education and science. The academic degree holders’ proportion of the main staff at the Chair increased from 22.7% to 62.5%. 


Planning, organization, and implementation of educational, methodical and scientific work. Current, intermediate and final control of training of students with the corresponding curricula and study programs.

Training of highly qualified academic and teaching staff through the graduate and Ph.D. programs.

Planning and conduction of the scientific research within the framework of graduate work of the senior year of the public health specialty at the bachelor's level, and in the scientific school, which was opened at the Chair in September 2018.


In addition to the teaching activities, the Chair conducts academic-scientific studies. Academic and teaching staff focuses on youth unemployment, the educational process of the vulnerable population – in this area, currently, work is conducted in the framework of master's degree studies and others. Since October 2018, the Chair introduced the 2-year distance educational program of Public health specialty based on 1 higher medical education. The project of public health development has been prepared. During the existence of the Chair published more than 485 scientific works, including thesis works, textbooks, manuals, guidelines, essays. These activities are aimed at discussing and developing an action plan for the integrated activities of multidisciplinary health care organizations involved in the processes of management and marketing, corporate governance, leadership and personnel management, etc. The Chair tries to apply the best experience of Lithuanian health systems with partner Vilnius University faculty of Public health, by comparing the results with local needs and available resources.


The Chair is constantly working on the training of young professionals. 

In April 2019, the "Public health" specialty passed specialized accreditation with international participation. In December 2018, the specialty "Public Health" in the educational program took 1st place among all medical universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan in this specialty. In 2015, the Chair as part of the University passed specialized accreditation in nursing and Master's and Ph.D programs in Public Health. Since the 2013-14 academic year at the Chair introduced the protection of the thesis for the specialty public health, as a criterion for the state final examination. The thesis defense allows graduates of the faculty to show organizational skills and the potential of scientific research. Under the guidance of the academic and teaching staff of the Chair, students repeatedly took the winning places, participating in scientific conferences of JSC "MUA" and medical Universities in other cities (Volgograd, Kazan, Almaty, Baku). Teaching staff regularly improve their qualifications. The Chair has trained 4-doctors of medical Sciences, 13-candidates of medical Sciences, 8-doctors of Ph.D., more than 35 masters.

Contact data

Nur-Sultan, 33 Saryarka Avenue, floor 7, room 716,719

Phone 8-7172-44-46-42