Department of Internal Diseases No. 2 of Kazakh National Medical University named S.D. Asfendiyarov was founded in 2003. Head of the department is MSD, Professor Nazipa Aidargalieva, schoolgirl of the academician E.I. Chazov, professor N.M. Muharlyamov, and Corr. Member of Russian Academy Medical Science Yu. Belenkov.
Hospital No. 7 in Almaty is the main clinical base of the founding of the Department of Internal Diseases No. 2. Hospital administration Department granted 7 classrooms for workshops with students. There is possibility to show students case patients in all offices of multi-profile hospital No. 7. Since 2003, more than 8 thousand students of Kazakh National Medical University, had been trained at the clinical base of the hospital No.7, and many of the graduates are now working in different departments of the hospital. Professors, associate professors, and Professor Assistant of the department of Internal Diseases No. 2 advise and supervise patients admitted to the hospital in planned and urgent manner.
The staff members of the Department of Internal Diseases systematically accomplish consultative-diagnostic, curative and methodological work not only in the specialized field of the hospital therapeutic profile: therapeutic, departments of therapy, nephrology, hematology, endocrinology, neurology, but at intensive care, as well as all branches of surgery.
Since 2003, the staff members of the Department examined and treated more than 24 thousand patients. Head of the Department, professor Nazipa Aidargalieva advises seriously ill patients, have been actively involved in the pathology-anatomic conferences, review medical records of deceased persons as well as lectures to medical personnel of the hospital. Since 2003, more than 20 scientific and practical conferences based hospital No.7. The staff members of the Department take part in commissions on police complaints and letters from patients, inter-agency disputes, as well as other administrative situations.
Hospital doctors are actively involved in scientific research, followed by a joint publication in medical journals. Together with doctors office employees of faculty therapy internal medicine No. 2 has introduced innovative technologies for management of arterial hypertension and ischemic heart disease such as 24-hours monitoring of ECG and arterial pressure.
Since 2003, the members of the Department of Internal Diseases No.2 implemented more than 80 contemporary methods of treatment based on international guidelines and evidence-based medicine. Professor Nazipa Aidargalieva annually approves the report of the hospital therapeutic department and participates in the annual report for the Department of Health of Almaty.
Staff members of the Department are actively carried out methodological work. 15 textbooks and methodical recommendations were issued since 2003.
Since its Foundation, the Department successfully carried out research on current issues in therapy. Basic direction of scientific activity of the Department is to develop and improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of cardiovascular diseases. The scientific direction is developing new methods of prevention and treatment of ischemic heart disease, arterial hypertension, and its combination with diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cerebrovascular diseases and others.
Employees of the Department were among the organizers of international congresses and conferences: in 2006 and in 2007 – the International Congresses on Gastroenterology; in 2010, the International Conference for the 80-th anniversary of Kazakh National Medical University on «Modern approaches in the treatment of coronary heart disease». Much work is being done by the Department in the regions of Kazakhstan. Since 2003, more than 50 scientific conferences on current issues in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases carry out in different regions of Kazakhstan.
The results of numerous scientific works are reported on international and national conferences and meetings on various issues of internal pathology. Thanks to research on a broad sector of diseases of internal organs 2 members of the Department supported academic status of MSD on Gastroenterology and Hematology, and others 5 — PhD theses on Therapy. Head of the Department, Professor Aidargalieva over the years is an Expert Committee for control and certification in the field of science and education of RK. As a physician-cardiologist of the highest category, Member of the Presidium of the Association of cardiologists of Kazakhstan, Member of the European Heart Failure Association, MSD, Professor Aidargalieva has annually participated in the work of the European society of cardiology. Students engaged in scientific researches repeatedly participated and took Prize-winning places at the Republican and University student’s conferences. In 2007, the scientific work of student Dilnar Ashirova «The effects of beta blockage with carvedilol on kidney hemodynamic in patients with arterial hypertension combined with type 2 diabetes” received 3 place in the 3 round of student’s scientific works and awarded diploma and valuable gift. At the Republican contest of research scientific work of student Gulzhan Nigmetova «Peculiarity of heavy pneumonia among residents of Almaty» awarded a 3-third degree diploma of the Ministry of education of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Graduates of the Department work not only in Kazakhstan but also in the countries of near and far abroad.