Russian Federation

National Research Center for Preventive Medicine

Tel: +7 (495)623-86-36

Petroverigsky 10
Moscow, Russian Federation

Sergej A. Boytsov - Director

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Institute Profile

The National Center of Preventive Medicine’s major role in Russia is to prevent the spread of non-communicable diseases (NDCs). Together with the Ministry of Health, the centre works to improve health standards and the regulatory processes of health services. Last year they developed a demonstration NCD prevention program in Oblast. 

The National Centre of Preventive Medicine’s 800 person staff works in seven departments: epidemiology, prevention in primary care, secondary prevention, laboratory standardization, biochemistry, genetics, and coordination. The current director is Professor Sergej Boytsov, an internal medicine specialist and cardiologist. 

Russia

Russian Federation Facts

POPULATION:

140,874,000

SIZE:

17,098,242 sq km

GDP (USD):

$1.86 trillion

AVERAGE INCOME:

$15,460

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH:

- Heart Disease
- Stroke
- Poisonings
- Injuries
- Lung Cancers

INFANT MORTALITY:

9 deaths/1,000 live births

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN:

Male: 62 
Female: 74

 


Source: WHO, World Bank, CDC