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Russia warned of collapse of health system

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7010.897 (Published 07 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:897
  1. MIRANDA INGRAM, Moscow correspondent
  1. the European

    A leading Russian doctor has appealed to his government to prevent the collapse of the health service at a time when the country is overwhelmed by medical disasters. Dr Vyacheslav Alexeyev, professor of the international health department of the Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, said in a letter to the government, “The social consequences of the miserable state of public health are already being felt: we hear daily reports of negative population growth, the return ofsome …

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