As of January 1, 2019, the regional healthcare network includes 63 state medical organizations (independent legal entities), including 1 of republican subordination. Of these, 37 are hospital organizations, 11 are outpatient clinics, and 15 others are: 1 - AIDS Center (in Karaganda with branches in Zhezkazgan, Temirtau, Balkhash), 1 - Blood Center (in Karaganda with branches in Zhezkazgan, Temirtau, Balkhash), 1 ambulance station (Karagandy), 3 medical colleges (Karagandy, Zhezkazgan, Balkhash), a specialized warehouse for medical property, 2 orphanages (Karagandy - 2 , Zhezkazgan - 1), 5 sanatoriums, 1 medical organization of the Medical University of Karaganda.
In addition, 69 organizations of private ownership participate in the provision of a guaranteed volume of free medical care.
As a result, improved public health indicators. Infant mortality is reduced by 6.2% - from 7.89 to 7.4 per 1000 live births.
There is a decrease in the incidence of tuberculosis by 9.2% - from 51.3 to 45.6 cases per 100 thousand people. Mortality from this disease is also reduced by 10% - from 5.0 to 4.5 per 100 thousand people.
Mortality from malignant neoplasms was reduced by 2.7% - from 95.6 to 93.0 cases per 100 thousand people. The proportion of cancer patients living 5 years or more is one of the highest in the republic - 53%.
The prevalence of HIV infection among the population of 15-49 years old was 0.434.
There are 3,066 sports organizations and physical education teams in the region, whose activities cover over 415 thousand people.
99 kinds of sports are cultivated: Olympic types - 44 (with disciplines), non-Olympic types - 55.
The National Team of the Republic of Kazakhstan includes 1,311 athletes of the region.
In 2018, 27,359 athletes of the region took part in 972 competitions of various ranks, including 115 regional, 549 republican, 308 international competitions. According to the results, which athletes have won over 8 687 medals (2 831 gold, 2 735 silver, 3 121 bronze).
On the territory of the region 122 competitions of international and republican significance were held.
For the reporting period, the following were prepared: Honored trainer of the Republic of Kazakhstan - 2 people, Masters of Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan of international class - 20 people; masters of sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan - 161 people; candidates for the master of sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan - 730 people.
Since the beginning of the year, a major creative event has been held in the region - the Karaganda half-marathon “Armanga Zhol” “Karaganda Half Marathon”. The event was attended by about 5 thousand marathon runners, including from countries near and far abroad.
At the Asian Championships in Olympic and non-Olympic sports, 128 medals were won (64 gold, 33 silver, 31 bronze).
At the Winter Olympic Games 2018, the Karaganda region was represented by 3 athletes who won 5 licenses.
The effectiveness of management is determined by target indicators that reflect the following indicators:
- coverage of citizens involved in physical education and sports in the region, which amounted to 30.1% or 415 158 people (2019 plan - 30.3%);
- the coverage of children and adolescents from 7 to 18 years of age engaged in physical education and sports in children and youth sports schools, sports clubs for physical fitness of the total number of children and adolescents amounted to 24.3% or about 30 thousand people (2019 plan - 17, 4%).
In the region held 9 352 sports events. 567 077 people took part in them. Including 10 regional Spartakiads with coverage of about 29 thousand athletes from cities and regions.
National sports are successfully developing in the region, 11 species are cultivated (toғyzқұmalaқ, saayat, baige, zhekpezhek, қazaқ kүresi, asyқatu, қyz қuu, teңge alu, audaryspaқ, kkpar, zhamba atu), 42 103 people are involved. The national team of the Republic of Kazakhstan includes 18 athletes.
One of the large-scale projects aimed at the development of national sports is the Republican tournament in Kazakhstan "Kazakhstan Barysy" for the prizes of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev. In order to conduct a high-quality selection of the regional team for participation in the republican tournament, three stages of competitions were held in weight categories, as well as in the absolute weight category. The total number of participants was 2,812 athletes. Two winners of the regional tournament, which took place on April 15-17 in the SC Zhastar of the city of Karaganda, on July 1, 2018, took part in the eighth republican tournament “Kazakhstan Barysy” in the city of Nur Sultan. One athlete became the owner of the title "Kazakhstan Barysy" and the golden belt.
At the Asian Championship on tozizmalagu July 25-31, 2018 in the city of Bayan-Olghey of the Republic of Mongolia, Қozhanәsip Aңsaғan in individual competition having won 1st place, became the Asian Champion.
The number of disabled people in the region is 66,704 people, of whom 3,825 are involved in sports. 28 sports are cultivated. The National Team of the Republic of Kazakhstan includes 87 athletes.
A striking and significant event of 2018 was the performance of athletes with a violation of the musculoskeletal system and with visual impairment at the III Asian Games in Jakarta (Indonesia). The Karaganda region was represented by 7 athletes in four sports (swimming, athletics, table tennis and bullet shooting).
Two silver medals in the piggy bank of the country were made by the athlete of the Karaganda region Kinakh Sergey (swimming).
2 966 units are functioning in the region. sports facilities.
In 2018, the 5 largest facilities were commissioned, these are:
Pool in Abay
Doszhan-sport indoor skating rink in Karaganda
Reconstruction of the sports complex of IC “Ak tezіz” in Balkhash
Fitness center in the name of S.Seifullin of Shetsky district
Sports complex "Amanat Arena".
20 multifunctional hockey courts, 40 sports
platforms and 4 sports grounds of Street Workout (in the city of Zhezkazgan, in rural areas: Nura, Botakara, Karagayly).
In 2018, 1,353 state services for the assignment of sports categories and categories, 7 services for issuing a certificate of accreditation of local sports federations and 1 service for assigning the status of "specialized" to sports schools were provided.