The history of health and nutrition in the Russian Federation

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WHO Worried about Risks to Mothers and Babies
Itar-Tass, 7 April 1998. The World Health Organisation has published statistics showing that the mother-and-baby health situation is alarming in the former Soviet republics. It is much worse than in the western states.
On The Verge Of An AIDS Epidemic
By Sergei Blagov, InterPress Service, 1 December 2000. Russia can no longer forestall the “AIDS disaster”—because it is already happening. The government has, so far, failed to respond with adequate resources.
Chernobyl's cancer world record
BBC News, Tuesday 23 October 2001. The nuclear disaster at Chernobyl has produced the biggest group of cancers ever from a single incident. The number of cancers is sure to rise further in years to come.