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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Multisectoral round table on tobacco taxation in the Russian Federation

On 23 September 2015, a round table on the tobacco taxation in Russia was organized in Moscow by the WHO Office in the Russian Federation. The meeting brought together 26 experts, representing fiscal government bodies, partners from different regions

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WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Russian Federation
9, Leontyevsky Lane
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.: +7 495 692 3497, +7 495 606 1920
Fax: +7 495 628 5058
http://www.rosminzdrav.ru

Areas of Work

The 2014–2015 priorities for collaboration with Russian Federation are:
  • control and prevention of noncommunicable diseases
  • control and prevention of communicable diseases
  • promotion of health throughout the life-course
  • health systems strengthening
  • strengthening of preparedness, surveillance and response
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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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