Goal. Mission. Ethics.
Goal. Mission. Ethics.

Presidium meeting
RPO "Kazakh Society of Arrhythmologists"
(Minutes No. 2 dated December 22, 2014)



Realization and protection of the economic, social, cultural rights and freedoms of its members, the development of their activity, satisfaction of the professional interests of arrhythmologists, as well as specialists from other professions and branches of medicine dealing with the problems of arrhythmology of the Republic of Kazakhstan, assistance in further improving arrhythmology and practice.
• Commitment to the mission and chosen field of activity;
• Compliance with the Code of Ethics of members of the Company;
• The revival of the prestige and social significance of the medical profession;
• Sustainable development of society, improving the professional qualities of members of the Society;
• Protection of professional, social, legal rights and interests of members of the Company;
• Interaction with public international organizations of medical workers;
• Integration into the international professional community;
• Informational openness of the company.


1 Codex Mission
2 Our vision
3 Purpose
4 Scope
5 Normative references
6 Terms, definitions and abbreviations
7 Responsibility
8 Values ​​and principles of the Code of Conduct
9 Ethical Business Relationships
9.1. Officials and employees
9.2. Government bodies
9.3. Business partners
9.4. Public
10 Process Monitoring
11 Changes

1 Codex Mission

1.1. The Code of Business Ethics of the Kazakh Society of Arrhythmologists (hereinafter referred to as the Code) is a management tool for the development of the Kazakh Society of Arrhythmologists (hereinafter referred to as the Company) and effective interaction with interested parties on the basis of ethical standards and legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

1.2. This Code is aimed at creating a positive image and reputation of the Company.

2 Our Vision

2.1. This Code contributes to the effectiveness of the corporate governance process and promotes successful interaction with interested parties.
2.2. Work in the Company is an expression of special trust on the part of the management of the Company and its members, and makes high demands on the morality and moral-ethical appearance of employees.
2.3. The Company's management expects that the employee will invest all his strength, knowledge and experience in his professional activities in the name of the prosperity of the Company and the Republic of Kazakhstan.

3. Appointment

3.1. The purpose of the Code is to develop a corporate culture and promote effective interaction with stakeholders through the application of business conduct practices.
3.2. The Code sets the basic standards for the conduct of employees of the Company.
3.3. The code is developed in accordance with the provisions of the current legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

4 Scope

4.1. This Code applies to the whole Company, and is applied by each of its employees.

5 Normative references

5.1. This Code uses references to the following regulatory documents:
• The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Combating Corruption”;
• Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On the health of the people and the healthcare system”;
• The Charter of the NGO “Kazakh Society of Arrhythmologists”, approved on December 22, 2014. at the constituent conference of citizens of the initiators-organizers of the Company.

6 Terms, definitions and abbreviations

6.1. The following terms, definitions, designations and abbreviations are used in this Code:
1) Society - the Republican Public Association "Kazakh Society of Arrhythmologists";
2) Code - Code of Business Ethics for employees of the Public Association “Kazakh Society of Arrhythmologists”;
3) Business ethics is a combination of ethical principles and norms of business communication that guide the Company, its officers and employees in their activities;
4) Image - a stable representation of partners and the public about the prestige and reputation of the Company;
5) Reputation - formed public opinion about the qualities, advantages and disadvantages of the Company;
6) Conflict - the interaction of people with incompatible, contradictory goals or ways to achieve these goals;
7) Conflict of interest - a situation in which the personal interest of an employee of the Company affects or may affect the impartial performance of official duties;
8) Officials - members of the Public Association “Kazakh Society of Arrhythmologists”, members of the Presidium of the Company;
9) Employee - an individual who is in labor relations with the Company on the terms of an employment contract.

7 Responsibility

7.1. Each employee is responsible for ethical standards as part of their behavior. Compliance with the provisions of this Code is mandatory for all employees of the Company. Violation of the norms of this Code entails liability in the manner prescribed by law.
7.2. The condition on compliance with the requirements of this Code is included in the Job descriptions of the Company's employees.
7.3. Responsibility for obligations assumed equally lies with all officers and employees of the Company, regardless of their status and position.

8 Values ​​and principles of the Code of Conduct

8.1. The fundamental corporate values, on the basis of which the activities of the Company are formed, are decency, reliability and professionalism of its employees to interested parties and the Company as a whole.
8.2. The company is guided by the following principles of business ethics:
• honesty;
• justice;
• good faith;
• transparency;
• a responsibility;
• respect;
• confidence;
• cooperation.
These values ​​should determine the behavior of the Company's employees in their interaction with colleagues, with all business partners, including government agencies and officials working in them.
The Company expects that all interested parties will comply with the above principles of business ethics.
8.3. In carrying out its activities, the Company:
1) complies with the norms of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and internal documents of the Association;
2) ensures the observance and respect of human rights;
3) acts fairly and in good faith, does not accept bribes and similar vicious business practices, as well as the practice of giving and receiving gifts, with the exception of those accepted in business practice (while such gifts should not be significant and should not be given, received often);
4) treats employees fairly, with respect and ethical standards;
5) seeks to ensure that all its relations with interested parties are mutually beneficial;
6) shows respect and respect for the environment.
8.4. The ethical standards of the Company regulate the following main areas of business relationships: relations with officials and employees of the Company, its members, government bodies, subsidiaries, business partners and other persons.

9 Ethical Business Relationships

9.1 Officers and employees:
9.1.1. The company is responsible for making decisions that are free from the occurrence of a conflict of interest at any stage of this process, from an official to any employee who makes decisions.
9.1.2. When hiring, the Company does not tolerate any discrimination on any grounds. The selection and promotion of personnel is carried out solely on the basis of professional abilities, knowledge and skills.
9.1.3. The Company's remuneration policy is based on the recognition of the professional qualities and abilities of employees, the results of their work and the achievement of key performance indicators, and on the offer of a social package for motivation in accordance with the internal documents of the Company.
9.1.4. The company creates equal conditions for improving the qualifications of employees at all levels, appreciating workers worthy of self-education and professional development in accordance with training and professional development programs for employees.
9.1.5. The Company does not allow the provision of any privileges and privileges to individual officials and employees other than on a legal basis, with the mandatory provision of all equal opportunities.
9.1.6. The officers and employees of the Company assume the responsibility to perform professional functions in good faith and reasonably with due care and prudence in the interests of the Company and its members, avoiding conflicts. Prevention of a conflict of interest is an important condition for ensuring the protection of the interests of the Company, its members and employees.
9.1.7. Officers and employees of the Company must behave in such a way as to prevent a situation in which a conflict of interest may arise, neither in relation to themselves (or related persons), nor to others.
9.1.8. Officers and employees of the Company should contribute to the creation of a stable and positive atmosphere in the team with their attitude to work and behavior.
9.1.9. Decision-making by Company officials should be based on the principles of transparency and adequacy. Officials provide each other with reliable information in a timely manner, without violating confidentiality standards, taking into account the requirements of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, internal documents of the Company.
9.1.10. The officers and employees of the Company may not accept:
• for the performance of their functional duties, remuneration in the form of money, services and in other forms from organizations and individuals in which they are not involved in labor relations;
• gifts or services in connection with the performance of their functions or from persons dependent on them for work, with the exception of symbolic tokens and symbolic souvenirs in accordance with generally accepted norms of courtesy and hospitality or during protocol and other official events.
9.1.11. Public statements on issues related to the activities of the Company are carried out by the Chairman of the Management Board or authorized officials. Employees have the right to express their opinion on issues of the Company's policy and performance after agreement with the Chairman of the Management Board of the Company.
9.1.12. If there are unreasonable public accusations against a responsible employee of the Company for lobbying anyone's interests, he must accordingly publish information refuting such accusations.

9.1.13. The officers and employees of the Company shall:
1) to be committed to the policy of the Company and consistently implement it, through its actions to strengthen the authority of the Company, not to allow actions that could discredit the Company;
2) be guided by the principle of legality, strictly comply with the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan and internal acts of the Company;
3) strictly observe labor discipline, conscientiously and efficiently fulfill their functional duties, and effectively use their working time for this;
4) to make every effort for highly professional work, apply optimal and economical ways to solve the tasks, carefully treat the property of the Company entrusted to him;
5) exclude actions harmful to the interests of the Company;
6) maintain commercial secrets and prevent the use of official information for personal and other personal purposes;
7) not to allow the acceptance of gifts or services from individuals and legal entities in connection with the performance of functional duties;
8) through their attitude to business and personal behavior, contribute to the creation of a stable and positive moral and psychological situation in the Company;
9) to prevent cases of selection and placement of personnel on the grounds of fraternity and personal loyalty;
10) to prevent and suppress violations of business ethics by other employees of the Company;
11) during the performance of their duties, adhere to the business and corporate style of clothing.
9.1.14. Managers with subordinate employees should:
1) accurately determine the tasks and the scope of the functional duties of subordinates, in accordance with the positions held by them;
2) not allow unreasonable accusations, facts of rudeness, humiliation of human dignity and tactlessness in relation to subordinates;
3) do not force subordinates to commit unlawful misconduct or deeds incompatible with generally accepted moral and ethical standards.
9.1.15. In relations with members of the Company and partners, officers and employees of the Company shall:
1) contribute to building confidence in the Company;
2) be polite and correct;
3) to show modesty, goodwill, clarity in statements, the ability to keep oneself with dignity and calm in conflict situations;
4) not to emphasize and not to use their official position;
5) by their actions and decisions not to give reason for reasonable criticism from members of the Society and partners, not to allow prosecution for criticism, be tolerant of it, use constructive criticism to eliminate shortcomings and improve their professional activities;
6) to prevent manifestations of red tape and red tape when considering applications from partners to take the necessary measures on them within the established time frame;
7) to respect the honor and dignity of a person and citizen regardless of origin, social, official and property status, gender, race, nationality, language, religion, beliefs, place of residence or any other circumstances;
8) comply with generally accepted moral and ethical standards, respect the state language and other languages ​​of the peoples inhabiting the Republic of Kazakhstan.
9.1.16. Any situation leading to a violation of the rights of officials and employees should be considered in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the internal documents of the Company.
9.1.17. For questions regarding this Code and / or ethical issues arising during the work, as well as for facts of corruption and other unlawful acts, the officials and employees of the Association are entitled to contact the Personnel Service and / or the Chairman of the Management Board, introducing themselves anonymously
to take appropriate action. Moreover, their rights should not be infringed in the event of such treatment.
Issues of business ethics and / or cases of violation of principles of business ethics can also be discussed by employees with the immediate supervisor. If, based on the results of the discussion, no acceptable solution is found, then he is entitled to notify the Chairman of the Management Board about the corresponding problem to receive recommendations and / or take appropriate measures.
When resolving the situation at the workplace, the Association is guided by verified facts and reliable information.

9.2. Government bodies:
 1) The Company carries out relations with state bodies in accordance with the requirements of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Charter and internal documents of the Company. The company does not allow attempts to influence decisions of state bodies;
2) The Company makes every effort to prevent corruption and other unlawful acts, both on the part of state bodies, and on the part of officials and employees of the Company.
9.3. Business partners:
1) The company interacts with business partners on the principles of mutual benefit, transparency and full responsibility for obligations assumed in accordance with the terms of the contracts;
2) The company complies with the terms of contracts / agreements with business partners and fulfills its obligations in relation to them;
3) The Company selects suppliers of goods, works and services, offering the lowest prices, the best quality, terms of delivery of goods, works of services and enjoying a good reputation in the manner determined by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and internal acts of the Company;
4) The Company does not allow the provision of business partners with unreasonable benefits and privileges.
9.4. Public:
 1) The company seeks to establish constructive relations with organizations (public, non-governmental and others) in order to improve public relations, improve the environment and ensure the safety of life;
2) The company seeks to exert a positive influence on the solution of socially significant issues;
3) The company considers itself as an integral element of the social environment in which it works and with which it seeks to establish strong relations based on the principles of respect, trust, honesty and justice;
4) The company seeks to create new jobs and improve the professional qualifications of employees when it is economically viable and appropriate;
5) The company undertakes to refuse to cooperate with legal entities and individuals with a dubious reputation.
6) The company supports initiatives to protect the ecology and the environment.

10 Process Monitoring

10.1. Monitoring of compliance with the Code is carried out by:
1) The Chairman of the Management Board, the Deputy Chairman of the Management Board or the employee in charge of the Personnel Service:
- at the stage of analyzing information: making decisions on the observance by the Company employees of the Code of Business Ethics. Records confirming the monitoring are relevant documents containing approving, approving visas for them.
2) The head of the structural unit:
- at the stage of determining the tasks and the volume of functional duties of subordinates, in accordance with the positions held by them.
3) HR service:
- at the stage of demanding from the heads of structural divisions of the Company the availability of job descriptions for employees and the formation of a database.

11 Changes

11.1. This Code is enforced from the moment it is approved at a meeting of the Presidium of the Company.
11.2. Amendments to this Code are made in accordance with the decision of the Presidium of the Company.
11.3. Responsibility for making amendments and additions to this Code is borne by the employee responsible for personnel matters.