Detailed description of project
The Kazakhstan Health Sector Technology Transfer and Institutional Reform Project is an initiative co-financed by the Government of Kazakhstan and the World Bank to be implemented until 2013. Its objective is to introduce international standards and build long-term institutional capacity in MoH and related health institutions in support of key health sector reforms pursued by the Government of Kazakhstan in the context of the State Health Care Reform and Development Program.
In this context, the Health Sector Technology Transfer and Institutional Reform Project has a food safety component which aims at improving the overall food safety system and help Kazakhstan’s efforts to access WTO by introducing international sanitary and phyto-sanitary (SPS) norms. The implementation of the component aim to help the government:
The specific objective of the project “Consulting Services for Food Safety and WTO Accession” is to support the development and implementation of a robust and effective system for the assurance of food safety in compliance with WTO requirements and international standards. More specifically, provide technical assistance and capacity building for the Ministry of Health and relevant agencies to:
Raising public awareness in food safety
Type of services provided
COMPONENT 1 – INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING
COMPONENT 2 – CAPACITY BUILDING AND TRAINING
COMPONENT 3 – PUBLIC AWARENESS
Support to the MoH and MoA to develop information, education and communication materials for dissemination through mass media & educational systems.