мая 30

On the innovative potential of nursing

СД Нур-Султан 1 СД Нур-Султан 2 СД Нур-Султан 4 СД Нур-СултанOn May 23-24, in Nur-Sultan, the Nazarbayev University School of Medicine hosted an international conference on “ Development of nursing in Kazakhstan through the strengthening of institutional cooperation” within the framework of the project “ProInCa – Promoting the innovative potential of higher education in the field of nursing in health care reform”. The conference was attended by over one hundred representatives of universities, higher medical colleges. Representatives of the RCHD, the Ministry of Health, the international nursing associations and foreign project partners from Finland, the Netherlands and Slovenia also participated.

From the Medical University of Karaganda, members of the working package of the project, Advisor to the Rector V.B. Molotov-Luchansky, teacher of the department of nursing, I. B. Meyermanova, a doctoral student of the “Public Health” specialty A.R. Aytmagambetov, master’s degree program student in “Public Health” specialty Zh.M. Kuanysh.

The conference presented the prospects for the development of the innovative potential of medical universities of Kazakhstan in nursing, the experience of the international nursing associations in the development of nursing, best international practices in nursing research, evidence-based nursing practice.


Zh.M. Kuanysh Master’s degree student

Specialty “Public Health”

Apr 15

Research and projects in nursing

From April 1 to April 5, as part of the ProInCa project, a master class on “Qualitative research and project development in the field of nursing” was held at Nazarbayev University, School of Medicine. The workshop was organized by Medical University of Karaganda (Kazakhstan) and University of Applied Sciences JAMK (Finland).

The aim of the event was to create a joint capacity for nursing researches of medical institutions in Kazakhstan and the teaching staff of medical universities, higher medical colleges and colleges. At the opening, Director of the Department of Science and Education of Nazarbayev University Syzdykova Alma Alibekovna and Vice-Rector for Strategic Development, Science and International Cooperation of Karaganda Medical University Turmukhambetova Anar Akylbekovna welcomed the participants.

As part of the master class, a project was developed for national educational materials for the following disciplines: 1) qualitative research in the field of nursing and 2) development of projects in the field of nursing. The materials will be used in colleges and universities in the framework of academic and applied bachelor and master programs in nursing.

The master class was attended by teachers of higher medical colleges, colleges and universities of Kazakhstan. The group from the CMU presented: teacher of the department of nursing I. B. Meyermanova, the teacher of the department of Public Health A.R. Aytmagambetov, master student of the specialty “Public Health” Zh.M. Kuanysh.

The facilitators were guests from Finnish University of Applied Sciences JAMK:Johanna Heikkilä, PhD, Senior Advisor, ProInCa project, School of Health and Social Studies, Hanna Hopia, PhD, Principal lecturer, Tuija Rinkinen, D.H.Sc (Health Sciences), Senior Lecturer, Alberta T. (Bettie) Oosterhoff, PhD, Lecturer and researcher, Cultural Anthropology & Health, Hanze University of Applied Sciences, School of Health Care Studies, Groningen (Netherlands).

To find more information about ProInCa, please follow us at http://Proinca-nursing.kz and on social medias.


Мастер-класс 1 Мастер-класс 2 Мастер-класс 3 Zh.M. Kuanysh Master’s degree student

Specialty “Public Health”

Nov 20

Master class “Efficiency and quality by Evidence-based Nursing” Ljubljana, Slovenia

In the period from 12.11.2018 to 16.11.2018 a master class was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, that master class was as part of the ProInCa project “Promoting the Innovation Capacity of Higher Education in Nursing during Health Services’ Transition”. Our university was represented by the teacher of the department of Nursing, I. B. Meyermanova, and master student of the 2nd year in the specialty “Nursing” R.R. Aytmagambetov.

The workshop was organized for partners and associated partners from the ProInCa project. The aim of the event was to study best practices, literature results, experts and visit places and use this information to further develop educational materials in teaching evidence-based Nursing practice in Kazakhstan. The master class included intensive classes, presentations, seminars, a visit to the Angela Boskin Faculty of Health Care (ABFHC) and a visit to a children’s hospital in the town of Jesenice.

Intensive lectures on evidence-based nursing practice were conducted by several EU experts from Finland, the Netherlands and Slovenia. We, as participants, saw in practice collaboration between teachers and the clinical environment and participated in workshops to improve the prepared projects of national learning materials on evidence-based nursing practice.

The idea of the event was to build the capacity of all employees who teach evidence-based nursing practice in Kazakhstan. Based on European best practices and a joint development process through Master Class activities, the basics for national teaching materials were developed.

Master Class outcomes:

  • Project of national learning materials on evidence-based nursing practice (basic foundations of evidence-based nursing practice, methods, good examples, assessment of evidence)
  • An updated version of national training materials was prepared in accordance with the discussion at the five-day master class
  • The basis for further work on the determination of the final educational material


Meyermanova I.B.

Teacher of the Nursing Department

Oct 30

Victories of KSMU at the fair of Erasmus + СBHE projects results


On October 25, 2018, there were held an fair of the results of Erasmus + СBHE projects and Information Day of the Erasmus+ programme in Kazakhstan at the L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University with the participation of about 170 representatives of universities of Kazakhstan, national authorities, embassies of EU member-countries and other interested organizations. The event, organized by the National Office of Erasmus+ programme jointly with the Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan and Ministry of Education and Science were attended by the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan Mr. Sven-Olov Carlsson and Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askhat Aymagambetov.


KSMU together with the partner universities presented five projects, of which four projects won places: WELCOME and ProInCa – 1st place, project TAME – 2nd place, project TUTORIAL – 3rd place. TRUNAK project team awarded a certificate for efficiency and professionalism.
Congratulations to KSMU and all participants of the projects!


Oct 22

Master Class “Leadership in Nursing” in Lahti, Finland (09.29-08.10.2018) in the framework of the ProInCa project “Promoting the Innovation Capacity of Higher Education in Nursing during Health Services’ Transition”

From 29.09.2018 to 08.10.2018 as part of the ProInCa project “Promoting the Innovation Capacity for Health Services’ Transition”, a workshop were held in the cities of Helsinki and Lahti (Finland). From our university in the workshop and master class was attended by the dean of  SPH B. Serik, the teacher of the department of nursing, I. B. Meyermanova and master student of “Public Health” Zh.M. Kuanysh.

On the first day, the seminar on the topic “Scientific research in the field of nursing” (NRF; HOTUS) was held in Helsinki. There was also an introduction to the strategic management of nurses at HUS. At Lahti University of Applied Sciences on 02.10.2018 were the intensive seminar and master class on the theme “Leadership in Nursing”.

The purpose of the intensive workshop was to develop educational materials for managers of guidelines, nurses and university professors to help strengthen leadership capacity in healthcare organizations.

Also during the master class lectures were heard on the following topics:

1. PhD doctorate in Finland.

2. Nursing Management of health care in the Pajjät-Häme Social and Healthcare centre.

Lectures were delivered by Risto Raivio, MD, Chief Physician of the Clinical Knowledge Support and Primary Health Care, and by Pirjo Orr, Director of Nursing at Pyayat-Häme Central Hospital.

On the last day, the participants visited a simulation center for bachelor of nursing students.

At the end of the master class, all participants were awarded certificates.МК1 МК5

мая 29

TUTORIAL in EU projects fair in Astana

Kazakh National Medical University together with Karaganda Medical and Semey Medical University presented materials of TUTORIAL and CANERIEH projects in EU projects fair on 31.05.2017. Altogether more than 12 projects funded by EU were represented. The event brought together more than 20 000 people all over the world, incl coordinators of joint projects of EU Council and Kazakhstan, UNICEF and EU Delegations, Ministry of Education and Science as well as participants from Kazakhstan Universities.


For more information:
Delegation of the EU to Kazakhstan

мая 29

Summer school in Italy, Estonia and Germany

Summer school on occupational and environmental health and learning methods will be held from 3-21 July 2017. First week in Milano-Gargnano students will focus on occupational health, second week in Tartu on environmental health and third week in Berlin on blended learning.


In June all Asian Centres will send 3-5 candidates and committe of European partners will select 2-3 participants from each centre based on their professional, and language skills and motivation.

мая 29

English courses have started 01.04.2017

English courses have started in all Central Asian centres. The student have been devided into different groups based on their earlier language level. The courses will be intensive and will focus based on the level either on more general or specific language topics. Courses will end with online examinations through Skype with independents examinator from Italy.


English examinations 
At the end of English courses all particpants will have online oral exams through SKYPE with prof Winter Beatty. She is independent examinator, who has had no earlier relationship with students or project consortia.

мая 29

Monitoring “Strengthening network education, research and innovation in Environmental health in Asia”

On the May of 25, 2018 on the basis of Kazakh national medical university named by S.D. Asfendiyarov, was monitoring within the Erasmus+ project in Kazakhstan, participants of meeting were represented by working groups:

  1. Karaganda state medical university (Kalishev Marat Guzairovich, Serik Bahtiyar, Erdesov Nurbek Zharkinovich)
  2. Kazakh national medical university named by S.D. Asfendiyarov,
  3. State medical university of Semey city.

The members of the project working group prepared presentations to familiarize the audience with the progress of work.

Project Coordinators:

Sh. U. Tasbulatova – Coordinator of national office program (Kazakhstan)

Claudio Colosio – associated professor of Occupational Health at the Department of Health Sciences of the University of Milan (Italy)

Dzhusupov Kenesh – Coordinator of the project in Central Asia, International School of Medicine, (Kyrgyzstan)

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At the end monitoring results, the presentations of the working groups were assessed positively.

мая 18

Final meeting of the Erasmus Mundus “CASEU – Central Asian and European Universities” project


From May 9 to May 11, 2018 the Final meeting of the Erasmus Mundus “CASEU – Central Asian and European Universities” project was held at the University of Porto (Portu, Portugal). There were participated the representatives of the Karaganda State Medical University (Kazakhstan), Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Kazakhstan), Samarkand Agricultural Institute (Uzbekistan), Urgench State University (Uzbekistan), University of Barcelona (Spain), University of Poitiers (France), Radboud University (Netherlands) and Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain).


Karaganda State Medical University joined to the project in 2014 year. Grant holder and coordinator of the CASEU project is University of Barcelona (Spain).

In the framework of the project, there were realized academic mobility of the Master, PhD students and administrative and academic staff from the partner universities of Europe countries to the Central Asian partner HEIs.

On the first day of the meeting, representatives of all universities made a report on the work done within the framework of the project. The coordinating team of CASEU presented the results of the third report of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).


Our university presented a report on the visit of professors from the University of Poitiers – Paul Seit and Brigitte Vannier. Within the framework of the CASEU project, the professors visited our university twice: in the period from November 20 to December 4, 2017 and in April 2018. During the stay at the KSMU, Professors held lectures and practical classes, master classes on various topics, round tables and discussions with the academic staff of KSMU, laboratory classes – to the KSMU students. One of the important results of the work of the Professors was the organization of a scientific internship for 5 academic staff of the biological profile departments and 3 students of the master’s degree in the specialty “Biology” at the University of Poitiers.

The second day was devoted to the discussion of selection and recognition issues, master classes were held on the themes: Executive & Quality group and Communication and promotion group. Based on the results of the work in the groups, the final report was prepared, the flyers and brochures of the CASEU project were approved for dissemination.

During the visit, also there was held a meeting between representatives of the Karaganda State Medical University and the School of Public Health of the University of Porto, where issues of further cooperation in the framework of academic mobility and potential joint scientific researches were discussed.

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