Personalia and the current health crisis

Ryan, Michael
April 1993
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/3/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6882, p909
Academic Journal
Focuses on the role of newly appointed health minister Eduard Nechaev on improving the health care systems in Russia. Increase of childhood illness linked to poor diet; Introduction of insurance medicine; Increase of mortality rate of children.


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