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.Read more
Top storyNew survey shows over 21% decline in tobacco use among Russian adults
According to the results of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) conducted in the Russian Federation in 2009 and again in 2016, tobacco use prevalence has decreased from 39% to 31% - representing a 21.5% relative reduction.
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WHO Country Office, Russian Federation
9, Leontievsky Pereulok
Tel.: +7 495 787 2108
Fax: +7 495 787 2119
Ministry of health
Ministry of Health
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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, HungaryFill text of the speech
World Health Day 2017Depression: let's talk Download infographic on depression in the Russian Federation
Data and statistics
Estimated life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2010)Read more