Collection Of Lancet Essays Examines History Of Health In Russia

The Lancet: Health of Russian people after 100 years of turbulent history
Lancet Senior Executive Editor Sabine Kleinert and Editor Richard Horton write, “To mark the centenary of the 1917 Russian October Revolution (Nov 7-8 by the Gregorian calendar, which Russia adopted on Feb 14, 1918), we publish eight essays that examine the current state of health and the health system in light of Russia’s key historical events…” The essays include one by Michel Kazatchkine, U.N. special envoy on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and another by Vadim Pokrovsky of Russia’s Central Research Institute of Epidemiology (9/30).

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