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Russian Demographic barometer

Morbidity of the Russian population, 2016-2017

  • In 2016, the incidence of diseases of the endocrine, respiratory and circulatory systems continued to grow

  • In 2017, the incidence of acute hepatitis and acute respiratory viral infections increased

  • According to Rosstat, the incidence of HIV infection since 2015 exceeds the incidence of active tuberculosis

  • The incidence of alcoholism and drug addiction in Russia continued to decline in 2016

  • In accidents on roads in 2017, 19,000 people died and 214,000 were injured

Q&A

  • Gender stereotypes

  • Healthy lifestyle: Monitoring

  • Why people don’t like polyclinics

  • Are emigrants happier after moving?

In the vastness of Russia

  • In 2017 in Russia, 203,000 fewer babies were born than in the previous year

  • The number of births in Russia in 2018 still continues to decline

  • Medvedev announces measures taken to “rejuvenate” Russia

  • Ministry of Health announces plans to increase life expectancy in Russia

  • Golodets names the main guarantor of lower mortality

  • Mortality among young and middle-aged men in Russia has decreased by 10%

  • Skvortsova reports absence of maternal mortality in 31 regions of Russia in 2017

  • Ministry of Health decides to equalize life expectancy in the regions

  • It's time to make a decisions about retirement age

  • CSR has drawn up schedule for raising the retirement age in Russia

  • A family of three needs 75,900 rubles a month for “a normal life”

  • Ministry of Education and Science proposes to give college applicants with children extra points

  • For the first time in 10 years state wants to raise unemployment benefits

  • Residents of Khabarovsk moving to other regions en masse

  • Residents fleeing the Russian Far East, but VTsIOM considers otherwise

  • Putin calls for protecting Russian borders from illegal immigrants, terrorists and drug trafficking

  • Net migration in Russia due to migrants from Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

  • Without migrants the Russian economy cannot function properly

  • Has Russia’s brain drain doubled in last three years?

  • Those inviting migrants will be responsible for their timely departure

  • In Duma, a call to quickly pass law on political refugees from Ukraine

  • Almost half of those infected with HIV were left untreated in 2017

  • Has Russia’s anti-smoking law reduced mortality?

  • Government changes procedure for determining disability

  • Topilin explains increase in the number of children with disabilities in Russia

  • Last winter fewer Russians got the flu than the year before

  • National vaccination schedule will expand as of 2020

  • Rospotrebnadzor warns of risk of parasitic infection through fish products

  • In Russia, rules for getting sick leave will change

  • Most common diseases of Moscow schoolchildren have been named

  • Moscow to create unified register of cancer patients

  • Average age of a doctor in Moscow has fallen by 8 years

  • Mandatory Health Insurance policy can be obtained online

  • Draft bill on monitoring the quality of a doctor’s work is ready

  • Russia may introduce new professional standard for nannies

  • Lovers are asked not to hang locks on the bridges of St. Petersburg

World news

  • Dodon calls the shrinking population Moldova’s main problem

  • In 2016 one in five Portuguese was over 65

  • In Kazakhstan, life expectancy has increased by six years

  • Guinness Book of Records declares 112-year-old Japanese world’s oldest man

  • Retirement age in Estonia to be linked with life expectancy

  • Lithuanian women among the youngest mothers in Europe

  • Belarus wants to introduce two-week paternity leave

  • Over 22,000 Russians received EU citizenship in 2017

  • More than 2000 Russians received Finnish citizenship in 2017

  • US plans to request data from social networks when issuing visas

  • Portugal simplifies visa regime for Russian citizens

  • In Tajikistan, foreigners will be allowed to stay without registration for ten days

  • Poland changes its migration policy

  • Emigration from Ukraine will quicken

  • Uzbekistan preparing to join IOM

  • Trump lifts entry restriction on migrants from Chad

  • Since 1998, 671 foreigners have been granted asylum in Latvia

  • Netanyahu suspends deal with UN on African migrants

  • In Turkey, 4,215 illegal migrants arrested over last three months

  • Migration changing Tajik men

  • In Ukraine, up to 12 people die from tuberculosis every day

  • Protests in Poland against tougher abortion law

  • Kazakhstan in 68th place by the number of deaths in fires

  • US records spread of incurable infections

  • Proposal in Kazakhstan to introduce “night courts”

The newspapers write about…

  • “Moskovskiy Komsomolets”, “Kommersant” and “Forbes” on a report on the government’s work over past year

  • “Glas Naroda” and “Kommersant” on the results of the work of the Ministry of Health and its new tasks

  • “Kommersant”, “TASS” and “Polit.ru” on pension reform

  • “Svobodnaya Pressa” on life expectancy

  • “Mosovskiy Komsomolets” on mortality statistics

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on men’s health

  • “Izvestiya” on the health of office workers

  • “Republic” on obesity

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on combating non-infectious diseases

  • “REGNUM” on problems of Belgorod’s healthcare

  • “ZDRAVKOM” on cancer

  • “go31.ru” and “Za rulyom” on mortality from traffic accidents

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on drug abuse prevention

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on self-treatment

  • “iq.hse.ru” on euthanasia

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on a new medical service

  • “Nevskie Novosti” on the work of the Commissioner for Children’s Rights in St. Petersburg

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on the problem of kindergartens

  • “Izvestiya” on professional standards for nannies

  • “Gazeta.Ru” and “Yle” on assisted reproductive technologies

  • “Helsingin Sanomat” on a man who could give birth

  • “The New York Times” on the “landfill crisis” in Volokolamsk

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on the paramedics strike in Voronezh

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on the Soviet diet

  • “REGNUM” on the flight of the population from the Far East

  • “Svobodnaya Pressa” and “Tages Anzeiger” on Russia’s brain drain

  • “Gazeta po-ukrainski” and “Slovo i Delo” on labor migration of Ukrainians

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on the life of a stateless person

  • “FederalPress” on changes for the better

  • “Central Asia Monitor” on the movement towards mono-ethnicity in Kazakhstan

  • “Life” on the first Soviet feminist

  • “Le Monde” on unmarried Chinese women

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on the idea of “dekulakizing” the oligarchs

  • “Sobesednik” on homophobia

  • “Raseef22” and “The New York Times” on race and racism

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on the experimental life of a homeless person

Read books and magazines

  • World population prospects. The 2017 revision

  • Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2018 - 2016 data

  • OECD labour force statistics 2017

  • The multiethnic city. Problems and prospects of managing cultural diversity in big cities

  • Labor and employment in Russia. 2017.

  • Through the pages of the journals “Narodonaseleniye” (“Population”) and “Zhurnal issledovaniy sotsialnoy politiki” (“Journal of Social Policy Research”)

  • Contents of the journal “International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health”

Profession: researcher

  • Demography at the 19th April International Scientific Conference on the Development of Economics and Society of the Higher School of Economics

  • 125th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Vladislavovich Paevsky

  •    V.V. Paevsky. On one general expression for survivorship in the conditions of mortality of a given calendar period

  •    List of the main published works of V.V. Paevsky

 

 
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