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Statistics on the facts of ill-treatment will be formed according to the new methodology of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan approved an order that regulates the methodology for filling out a reporting form in terms of documenting bodily injuries and (or) psychological impact as a result of ill-treatment. The purpose of the order is to collect and generate statistical data on the number of registered cases/applications for bodily injury and (or) psychological impact, Kazinform reports with reference to press service departments.

This order was developed in accordance with the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On the health of the people and the healthcare system” and the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated June 29, 1998 “On the accession of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment”.

The document provides for the introduction of amendments and additions to the forms of accounting and reporting documentation, which provide schemes and instructions for describing bodily injuries and the psycho-emotional state of persons subjected to torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading forms of treatment and punishment.

It is worth noting that the order was developed taking into account the information obtained during the pilot project on documenting bodily injuries and (or) psychological impact as a result of ill-treatment carried out from January 1 to May 15, 2022 in 4 medical organizations.

It involved the National Scientific Center for Traumatology and Orthopedics. academician Batpenov N.D., city polyclinic No. 5 of Nur-Sultan, city clinical hospital No. 7 of Almaty and multidisciplinary hospital named after Professor Kh.Zh. Makazhanova in the Karaganda region.

The National Scientific Center for Traumatology and Orthopedics named after N.D. Batpenova.

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