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14 - 27 September 2020

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World demographic barometer

Alcohol and world population health, 2018 WHO estimates

  • In 2016, 5.3% of all deaths and 5.1% of the disease burden were related to alcohol consumption.

  • Alcohol-related losses are highest in the European Region of the WHO.

  • Men account for 77% of deaths and 80% of the burden of alcohol-related diseases.

  • The mortality and burden of alcohol-related diseases is higher in lower-income countries

  • Russia is in the 20% of countries with the highest loss of years of life due to alcohol consumption

  • The proportion of alcohol-related deaths has decreased compared to 2010, the proportion of the burden of disease has remained the same

Take care of women!

  • The World Health Assembly has endorsed ICD-11. Conditions related to gender identity are no longer considered a mental disorder.

  • In Eastern Europe and Central Asia the number of new HIV cases has increased by 30 percent since 2010

  • New reproductive health information resource in Europe

In the vastness of Russia

  • The number of economically active Russians over year has decreased by a million people

  • Did the World Cup influence the birth rate in Moscow?

  • Implementation of more than 20% of national projects has not yet begun

  • Ministry of Labor has proposed reform of Pension Fund

  • Pensioners can spend no more than 200 rubles a day on food

  • Bill on payment of non-state pensions at ages 55 and 60 submitted to the State Duma

  • 18% of Russians have complained about salary cuts

  • Ministry of Justice records sharp increase in number of marriage contracts

  • Long-term care for the elderly and disabled may become part of the social insurance system

  • State Duma approves bill on compensation for large families with mortgages

  • Ministry of Justice proposes to introduce new type of alimony for parents

  • 38% of domestic companies are ready to hire persons of retirement age

  • In Russia, a serious shortage of doctors and teachers

  • Russias most promising professions

  • Russians admit to disliking Moscow, but want to become Muscovites

  • Highly qualified personnel leaving Kamchatka

  • State Duma shortens term for obtaining Russian citizenship for specialists

  • Russians drinking more often

  • Ministry of Health considers the freezing of excise taxes to be the reason for the decrease in the number of non-drinkers

  • Ministry of Health to calculate how much alcohol Russians drink on vacation

  • Ministry of Health supports ban of hookahs in restaurants and cafes

  • Mortality in Russia from strokes and heart attacks in recent years has decreased by half

  • Plan to include human papillomavirus in the national calendar of preventive vaccinations

  • In Russia, 14% of men and 26% of women are obese

  • Russians are ready to consult a doctor remotely more often than other Europeans

  • Muscovites will be able to receive medical test results by e-mail

  • Almost 40% of Russians are willing to pay for medical services

  • One in two Russians does not support discrimination against LGBT community

  • Russians most often name children by a name they like, and not in someones honor

World news

  • By 2050, about 70% of the world's population will live in cities

  • The population of Tajikistan for the year increased by 2.1%

  • Last year the population of Latvia decreased by 14.4 thousand people

  • Life expectancy in China has increased by 42 years over past 70 years

  • Estonian government will fight poverty and increase fertility

  • Spain has more pets than children under 15

  • Finnish teenagers can no longer marry by special permission

  • Father and Mother returned to Italian birth certificates

  • Work history of pensioners in EAEU countries will include all activity on the Unions territory

  • Belarusian authorities plan to extend family capital program for another five years

  • Almost 1.9 million people have left Turkmenistan over 10 years

  • Czech Republic doubles quotas for Ukrainian labor migrants

  • New migrants from Central America continue to arrive in Mexico

  • All money sent by labor migrants to Kirgizia goes to the consumer sector

  • Is it hard for Estonians to integrate in Finland?

  • Belarus plans to bring HIV epidemic under control by 2023

  • 2 million smokers in Belarus

  • Alabama abortion ban is challenged in court

  • Missouri signs law banning abortion from the eighth week of pregnancy

  • Pope compares abortion to hiring a hit man

  • Kazakhstanis can get three kinds of free cancer screenings

  • Bullying children because of their weight makes them even fatter

  • In Brazil, homophobia and transphobia have been equated with racism

The newspapers write about

  • Sovershenno Sekretno on handing out passports to Ukrainians

  • Deutsche Welle on the need for migrants

  • Materik on the migration situation in Russia

  • Trud on Russians in Kazakhstan

  • Helsingin Sanomat on Finns in St. Petersburg

  • Helsingin Sanomat on the migration crisis in Europe

  • Delfi on emigration from Latvia

  • Azatlyk on emigration from Turkmenistan

  • RBK and EurasiaNet on urban development

  • Delfi on the Lithuania village

  • Moskovsky Komsomolets on political demography

  • Life, Vechernyaya Moskva and Izvestia twice on a paternal capital

  • Izvestia on male contraception

  • Moskovsky Komsomolets on abortions in the USA

  • NOZh on sexual consent

  • Baijiahao on inter-ethnic marriages

  • Russkaya Sluzhba BBC on Caucasian wedding traditions

  • Novye Izvestiya, Nakanune.RU, RBK twice, Kommersant, Moskovsky Komsomolets, Die Welt and La Stampa on poverty and income decline

  • Svobodnaya Pressa and Moskovsky Komsomolets on pension reform

  • Izvestiya on the work of the Ministry of Health

  • Kommersant and Novye Izvestiya on HIV

  • The Daily Beast on Russian genes

  • Russkaya Sluzhba BBC, The American Spectator and the Pew Research Center on LGBT

Read books and magazines

  • Bashkortostan in numbers

  • Global Hepatitis Report, 2017

  • The state of oncological care in Russia in 2018

  • Belarus: family structure, family relations, reproductive behavior

  • The health situation of children and adolescents in Europe

  • Through the pages of the journals Sotsiologicheskie Issledovaniya (Sociological Studies) and Profilakticheskaya Meditsina (Preventive Medicine)

  • Contents of the Journal of International Migration and Integration

Profession: researcher

  • Spatial inequality in mortality by causes of death in Europe: empirical data and directions for further research. Scientific seminar Modern Demography of the International Laboratory for Population and Health Research, HSE

  • Birthday greetings to Zhanna Antonovna Zayonchkovskaya in prose and verse

 
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