Consolidated Annual Report on Activities Implemented under the Joint Programme “Raising Competitiveness of the Region through Innovative Approaches to Regional Planning and Social Services” in Kazakhstan
This Consolidated Annual Report on activities implemented under the “Raising Competitiveness of the Region through Innovative Approaches to Regional Planning and Social Services” Joint Programme сovers the period from 1 January to 31 December 2012.
This report is presented in two parts. Part I is the Annual Narrative Report and Part II is the Annual Financial Report for the pass-through funded portion of the Joint Programme.
- The reduction in Infant Mortality Rate from 20.7 per 1000 live births in 2010 to 15.8 in 2012 is the crucial success.
- The pilot suicide prevention programme covering 31 educational institutions and 3,000 children and adolescents was introduced in the region and resulted in a strengthened intersectoral coordinated work and identification of 780 young people at risk and 78 at high risk of suicidal behavior and their further referral to consultation and treatment.
- In addition to the five existing centers, 28 more family support centers were established in the region.
- During 2012, a total of 1789 adults were served by these centers and 270 children were placed into families.