Saby Fund has deployed a safe COVID-19 testing lab in Almaty. It is made according to the best sanitary practices developed to combat novel corona virus . The lab is designed to minimize the risk of cross-contamination of medical personnel and citizens.
The tests are free for those who want to know their COVID status. The process is two stage. First a citizen should register and fill the general information form at cdl.kz. The Narional Healthcare Centre officers sort out the requests according to the latest epidemic data. National Healthcare Centre pass the list to the “Olymp” call centre and the exact time is set for the test.
The first test is made by detecting IgG/IgM antibodies. If the test is positive the second one, more comprehensive, is performed. The advanced test is also done on spot, at the Saby’s mobile testing facility.
Saby is the oldest private charity in Kazakhstan. It was established in 2002 by Aselle Tasmagambetova and Kenes Rakishev. The fund is actively responding to the demands of the national society by implementing several programs. Saby and its president Aselle Tasmagambetova is dedicated to build better life for those who are in need. The help disabled and orphans. Saby is actively involved in environmental programs too.
With the emergence of COVID-19 the extensive experience in health programs the fund developed through eighteen years of existence were in especially high demand. This winter Saby fully built and equipped two emergency paediatric surgery rooms and the third one is coming soon. As soon as an outbreak started Kenes Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova mobilized all efforts to purchase the express test kits and organize their rational use.