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RussiaThe Challenges of Transformation$
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Piotr Dutkiewicz and Dmitri Trenin

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780814785003

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9780814785003.001.0001

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Health and Health Care in Russia Today and Tomorrow

Health and Health Care in Russia Today and Tomorrow

(p.245) Chapter Nine Health and Health Care in Russia Today and Tomorrow

Oleg Atkov

Guzel Ulumbekova

, Siriol Hugh-Jones
NYU Press

This chapter displays the complex linkages between the depressed state of health and demographics in Russia and the integrity and security of the Russian social organism. It presents some population and health statistics for the Russian Federation (RF), examines some factors that influenced the deterioration in the health of the Russian population, discusses problems in the RF health care system that affect the quality and availability of medical and preventive care, and evaluates the challenges that the system will face till 2020 and the expectations of the parties concerned. Finally, the chapter presents some recommendations for the development of a health care strategy to improve the health status of the Russian population according to the guidelines set by the RF government for the year 2020.

Keywords:   Russian Federation, RF, RF health care system, health care strategy, medical care, preventive care, population statistics, health statistics

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