Kazakh National Medical University is a university in Almaty,
Kazakhstan. It is the no.1 medical institute in all of Kazakhstan. Many
of Kazakhstan’s leading physicians are affiliated with the university.
It is dedicated to S.D. Asfendiyarov was the first rector when the
university was established in 1931. In 2001, the government classified
it as a “national” university. There are more than 11000 students, Ph.D.
students study at KazNMU, and there are more than 1500 faculty
members working at KazNMU, including more than 200 doctors of
science, 130 professors, more than 500 candidates of science and
15-laureates of State prizes. In 1930 by the RSFSR SP council’s decision,
the first institute in Kazakhstan was founded. The first rector was
S.D.Asfendiyarov, a graduating student of Leningrad Military Medical