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By E. Jakubowski, A. Arnaudova

This publication highlights the necessities of future health and wellbeing and fitness platforms in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. It then compares those nationwide facts with the typical info for 3 teams: their very own, the 15 international locations that have been individuals of the european earlier than 1 may possibly 2004 and the 27 present european Member States. each one bankruptcy offers a concise review of key future health symptoms in 1 of the eight nations, summarizes the major gains of the country's healthiness process and describes the result of over a decade of wellbeing and fitness procedure reform. This renowned sequence deals a brief and straightforward approach to snatch the health and wellbeing necessities in a visually beautiful structure. Comparisons are a compelling resource of knowledge that policy-makers and stakeholders, either inside of international locations and across the world, can use to do so opposed to healthiness disparities and alleviate the impressive alterations in healthiness prestige between voters around the WHO ecu sector.

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Feldsher posts provide very basic treatment and immunization, and many people are referred to ambulatory facilities and rural hospitals. Central district or municipal hospitals and polyclinics provide primary care services in rural districts and EU27: current members of the EU. EU15: members of the EU 34 10 health questions cities. People can freely choose the provider from which they seek services. Family medicine has not yet been developed further. Specialists still provide many primary care services.

How are services provided? The country c has inherited an extensive system of h l h care facilities f l health from the Soviet era, ranging from small feldsher-led health posts, ambulatories and polyclinics, specialized dispensaries and smaller rural hospitals to large hospitals in cities. Care provision differs in rural and urban areas and investment has been focused on secondary and specialized inpatient care rather than outpatient services. PUBLIC HEALTH Azerbaijan has about 80 hygienic stations in the country, roughly one per district, which are supervised by the Ministry of Health.

EU15: members of the EU 44 10 health questions LANGUAGE The official languages of Georgia are Georgian and Abkhaz within the autonomous region of Abkhazia. 5% MEMBER OF IMF, OSCE, United Nations, WHO, World Bank, WTO before 1 May 2004. CIS8: the 8 countries covered in this book. Sources: 1–5, 27. HEALTH janmrTeloba about the Caucasus and central Asia 45 THE 10 HEALTH QUESTIONS What are the demographic essentials for Georgians? 5 EU27 11 EU15 19 CIS8 E R IA Annual growth Fertility rate rate (%) (children born per woman) Birth rate (live births per 1000 population) PROBABILITY OF DYING (per 100 000 population, 2004) 258 28 0–4 years old, males 161 128 120 81 51 60 67 60 74 62 38 7 6 GEORGIA 46 EU27 15–60 years old, males 15–60 years old, females 6 5 EU15 0–4 years old, females CIS8 EU27: current members of the EU.

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