Tag archive for ‘health’
Healthcare and the Private Sector
Another post that’s been lounging in obscurity: Interesting report on healthcare reform in Kazakhstan. Specifically, a grad student from Kazakhstan did a survey of doctors on the decision of working in public or private sector. The result seems to be that doctors move from public to private when they fear the public sector is unstable [...]
Snow Kazakhstan Stem Cells?
Following some links on Kazakhstan and health, I came across a weird website on menopause that referenced ” Ginseng Liquid Ice Kazakhstan with ‘Snow Kazakhstan stem cells’” (I won’t link to the site here because I’m afraid of attracting spam but google that phrase and you’ll find it). I assume the site is Chinese because [...]
Men Lose Weight, Women Gain
Found an interesting post on Peace Corps Volunteers and weight loss from 2008. Apparently due to the heavy carbohydrate and meat diet, women tend to gain weight in Kazakhstan and men lose it. Some of that is because men process carbs better than women and some of it is because PCVs are more likely to [...]