Russian Federation

The WHO Country Office in the Russian Federation was established in December 1998 in Moscow. The original role of the Country Office included coordinating health sector assistance based on WHO’s technical capacity, assisting the Russian health authorities in activities against tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, and giving support for structural issues linked to essential drugs.

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World Breastfeeding Week: a mother’s perspective on breastfeeding

Daria is a 26-year-old mother of 3, born and raised in Moscow, Russian Federation. When she met her now-husband Viktor, they quickly discovered that they both wanted to have a big family. Fortunately, they shared similar attitudes about parenting, including a firm belief in the value of breastfeeding, in line with international public health recommendations.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Russian Federation
9, Leontievsky Pereulok
Moscow 125009
Tel.: +7 495 787 2108
Fax: +7 495 787 2119

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
3, Rakhmanovskiy per., GSP-4
Moscow 127994
Tel.:
Fax: +7 495 692-78-38
http://www.rosminzdrav.ru

Regional Committee

"Leaving no one behind is our call to action"

Regional Director addresses the 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Budapest, Hungary

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Data and statistics

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Estimated life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2010)

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