Among the major social facilities is the sanatorium “Farab”, built on the site of the former as part of the implementation of the State program “Health”. Explorations have shown that the composition of sulfide-chloride-sub-thermal Farabian water includes 32 trace elements: iodine, bromine, magnesium, hydrogen sulfide, iron and others. An extensive medical infrastructure with a wide range of services provided at the level of international standards has been created at the health resort. The health resort has great prospects for development, but today it occupies a worthy place among the famous Turkmen resorts Mollakar, Bayramali, Archman and Yylly Suv.
Today the sanatorium Farab is able to accept at the same time 250 people, twice as many as before. Its internal design is like the best hotels. The sanatorium has a modern medical infrastructure that meets international standards. The modern X-ray, endoscopic equipment, ultrasound and ECG devices, echocardiograms are installed in the diagnostic department. In the laboratory, you can quickly and accurately conduct clinical and biological research. There are offices of a dentist, an ophthalmologist, an otolaryngologist, an office for washing the stomach and intestines, and organs of the biliary tract. Physiotherapy, massage, acupuncture, inhalation, physical therapy classes are at the patients’ service. There is medical equipment from the best world manufacturers, including magnetic, laser and ultrasound therapy devices.
There is a central air conditioning system that keeps the building cool in the hottest days. For the convenience of patients of the sanatorium, elevators are provided. Comfortable wards are designed for two people. Hydropathic establishment is located in the main building of the health resort, which is very convenient for patients. There are 18 baths in the department with a relaxing effect, which is provided by using extract plants of Turkmenistan. There are two pools that are filled with mineral water, as well as various types of healing showers. There are medical rooms for the treatment of hydrogen sulfide and iodine-bromine water, circulating showers, hydromassage. The healing water of the sanatorium “Farab” is widely used to treat rheumatism, nervous diseases, diseases of the musculoskeletal system, skin diseases, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and biliary tract, cardiovascular and gynecological diseases.