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:: Russian American Medical Centre in Tver
"May I advise you of some positive developments with respect to Buffalo-Tver Sister Cities." ...
:: Flurry Of Hospital Tours Heralds Russian Health-Care Revamp
The Kremlin's promises to revamp Moscow's health system have met a degree of skepticism ...
:: Scale of Drug Addiction in Russia "apocalyptic" - Drug Control Service Chief
Interfax; JRL #2010-234, Dec. 22, 2010
:: Russians more worried about alcoholism than human rights - poll
RIA Novosti; JRL 2010-213; Nov. 15, 2010
:: Almost 40% of Russians drink to excess expert
RIA Novosti; JRL 2010-212; Nov. 12, 2010
:: Smoking culture lingers, killing Russians slowly
Diana Markosian, RIA Novosti; JRL 2010-203; Oct. 28, 2010
:: Up In Smoke: Russia's Tobacco 'Epidemic'
By Gregory Feife, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #2009-226, Dec. 11, 2009
:: THE HIV EPIDEMIC AMONG STREET YOUTH: Rights Based Approaches and Replicable Solutions From Russia [Dec. 1 event in Washington]
From Bobby Argabrite; JRL #2009-214, Nov. 23, 2009.
:: Russian public health official discusses tobacco control
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-213, Nov. 20, 2009.
:: Russian agency draws up blueprint for reducing alcohol consumption
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-207, Nov. 12, 2009.
:: Flu fear grips Moscow
By Nathan Toohey, from The Moscow News; JRL #2009-205, Nov. 10, 2009.
:: Russian swine flu deaths rise to 14 - ministry
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-201, Nov. 3, 2009.
:: Russia reports first swine flu deaths
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-197, Oct. 27, 2009.
:: Russia Limits Size of Beer Containers
By Jessica Golloher, from Voice of America; JRL #2009-192, Oct. 19, 2009.
:: Russia's alcohol consumption more than 100% above critical level
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-177, Sept. 24, 2009.
:: Medvedev’s Sober Thoughts Producers and Consumers Alike Seem to Support Medvedev’s Proposed Anti-Alcohol Measures, but What Happens When the Nation Sobers Up to Face Reality?
By Svetlana Kononova, from Russia Profile; JRL #2009-177, Sept. 24, 2009.
:: State monopoly necessary to tackle alcoholism in Russia - public health chief
From Interfax; JRL #2009-171, Sept. 14, 2009.
:: Russians: Addicted to Oil, Addicted to Liquor: With the Economic Crisis Having Strengthened Russia's Dependence on Oil and Gas, Medvedev Looks to Society to Get Russia Off the Hook
By Graham Stack, from Russia Profile; JRL #2009-171, Sept. 14, 2009.
:: Fifty-five Swine Flu Cases Reported in Russia - Onishchenko
From Interfax; JRL #2009-145, Aug. 4, 2009.
:: Number of Russians drinking alcohol not changing significantly - poll
From Interfax; JRL #2009-142, July 29, 2009.
:: Question re Russian alcohol consumption
From Tom Nichols; JRL #2009-122, July 2, 2009.
:: Gorbachev urges new anti-drinking campaign in Russia
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-120, June 30, 2009.
:: Russia's top doctor seeks to calm swine flu pandemic fears
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-110, June 12, 2009. :: No Swine Flu Infections in Russia - Health Ministry
From Interfax; JRL 2009-94, May 20, 2009.
:: [Medvedev] Interview with Sergei Brilyov, anchor of Vesti V Subbotu [News on Saturday] Programme on Rossiya TV Channel
Kremlin transcript; JRL 2009-92, May 18, 2009.
:: Expert: 'First Wave of Swine Flu Is Passing and No Longer Threatening Russia'
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2009-85, May 7, 2009.
:: Swine flu danger to Russia persists - WHO Russian office
From Interfax; JRL 2009-83, May 4, 2009.
:: Russia ready to step up measures against swine flu - public health chief
From Interfax; JRL 2009-81, May 1, 2009.
:: Swine Flu 'May Hit Russia in A Week'
By Maria Antonova and Alexandra Odynova, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2009-79, April 28, 2009.
:: Russian information ministry: Swine flu vaccine not available for 6 months - Russian expert
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2009-79, April 28, 2009.
:: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin chaired a meeting of the Presidium of the Presidential Council for the Implementation of Priority National Projects and Demographic Policy
Premier.gov.ru transcript; JRL #2009-40, Feb. 26, 2009.
:: re 2009 JRL #34, item #16 infant mortality
From Michael Herzen; JRL #2009-36, Feb. 20, 2009.
:: Quick question re Russian health system
From Karen Fox; JRL #2009-26, Feb. 6, 2009.