Deputy Minister of Health Zhandos Burkitbayev will act as the head of the Ministry of Health, the national portal Adyrna reports citing sputnik.kz.
Deputy Minister of Health Zhandos Konysovich Burkitbayev will be acting Minister of Health, the document signed by the Prime Minister reads.
It's worth noting that on December 20, President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a decree dismissing Alexei Tsoi from the post of Minister of Health. The health ministry's press service later said Tsoi had resigned voluntarily.
Alexei Tsoi posted on social media that he would work to develop the health sector through science and social initiatives.