Journal section "Development strategy"

Development of health economics for improving the quality of life

Okrepilov V.V.

5 (23), 2012

Okrepilov V.V. Development of health economics for improving the quality of life. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 2012, no. 5 (23)

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The article deals with the developmental problems of public health in Russia as a key factor to improve the quality of life and provide the high efficiency of domestic economy. It shows the dynamics of main health indicators in the last two decades. Economic and organizational, social and cultural reasons for Russia’s lag compared to the developed countries in terms of public health are characterized in the article. It focuses on the essential territorial differentiation of public health standards in the country and represents the specific indicators of these differences for federal districts, which allow us to see the complexity and volume of health problems. The main ways and directions of progressive public health development in Russia are indicated in the article


russia, quality of life, public health dynamics, territorial differences, directions of health development

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