Medical Issues and Health Care Reform in Russia (Studies in Health & Human Services v. 35)

Medical Issues and Health Care Reform in Russia (Studies in Health & Human Services v. 35)

By: Vicki L. Hesli (editor), Margaret H. Mills (editor)Hardback

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These essays offer a multi-disciplinary perspective on the complex issues facing Russian medical professionals and politicians as they attempt to transform new health care policies and laws into practice at the turn of the 21st century. The essays cover four areas: the impact of political and social transitions on health and health care; current conditions and future needs in Russian health care delivery; sexual politics and policy in Russian culture; and health care innovations, cross-cultural training and educational initiatives.


Introduction: a multi-faceted approach to health care reform in Russia, Margaret Mills; an assessment of health policy reform in Russia, Diane Duffy; attitudes on health care reform in the former Soviet Union, Vicky Hesli, Rasa Alisauskiene; women in Russia - the politics of promoting women's issues, Carol Nechemias; new-born care in the Leningrad region, Mikhail Ivaneev; Russian women as consumers of health care, Louise Ivanov; attitudes toward family planning in Russia - research results from Moscow and Ivanovo, Elena Pervysheva, Laurie Liskin; images of health, womanhood and social change in Russian sex education, Michele Rivkin-Fish; the Russian Press - coverage of women's health, Ann Marie Basom; analyzing telemedical practices -implications for health care reform in St Petersburg, Ann Bossen; health education on wellness-centred living - maximizing women's potential in the United States and Russia, Elizabeth Swanson, Ann Valentine.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773479333
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 340
  • ID: 9780773479333
  • ISBN10: 0773479333

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