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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New 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/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.:
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

Read the speech in Turkmen

Data and statistics

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

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