The objective was to assess the potential impact of achievement of the International Development Targets on health in Russia, and to identify possible alternatives that may be more relevant to transition countries. The study covered the population of the Russian Federation from 1995-99. It concludes that targets for health improvement in transition countries such as Russia should take account of adult mortality as well as the indicators contained in the International Development Targets.
Health Policy and Planning, 17 (3), 257-263 pp.
What targets for international development policies are appropriate for improving health in Russia?