ABOUT KYRGYZSTAN AND CITY OF BISHKEKBishkek is a city of wide boulevards and marble-faced public buildings combined with numerous Soviet-style apartment blocks surrounding interior courtyards. There are also thousands of smaller privately built houses, mostly outside the city centre. Streets follow a grid pattern, with most flanked on both sides by narrow irrigation channels, watering innumerable trees to provide shade in the hot summers.
ABOUT KYRGYZ STATE MEDICAL ACADEMYI.K. Akhunbaev Kyrgyz State Medical Academy (KSMA) is a leading higher medical institution of the Kyrgyz Republic with more than 75 years of history. All these years the flagship of medical education in Kyrgyzstan underwent a glorious path of development. Today, our Academy is one of the leading medical universities in Central Asia, having perfect reputation in the training of highly qualified doctors. We are well known in many countries of the world through scientific and practical achievements of our graduates working in almost all corners of the globe.
The main purpose of the training of specialists is implementation of practical health care through training that is focused on providing of quality services by general practitioners and promotion of them in regions. There are 600 highly qualified faculty members, including 7 Academicians of National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic (NAS KR), 4 Corresponding Members of NAS KR, 55 Doctors of Sciences and 215 PhD (Candidates of Sciences) at KSMA.