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15/11/2005 Magicians of the emergency.

No one knows what will reorganization of emergency promise.

Russian emergency service is going to be divided on two different services – emergency and ambulance. The emergency service will work only in urgent summons, heart attacks, childbirths, gunshot and knife wounds, car accidents, and losses of consciousness and so on.

Other, more common problems with health (high temperature, high blood pressure) will be treated by ambulance service, which will be organized in local hospitals.

The whole story is available in Russian.

15/11/2005 “United Russia” promised $1 bln medical centers for Russians.

It is known, that today every tenth Russian can get free medical service. And there is a need for additional medical centers.

That is why “United Russia” party made a decision to construct 15 high technology medical centers in 2006 – 2007. There will be 120 thousand surgical operations held in the centers every year.

The whole story is available in Russian.

14/11/2005 Infant mortality decreased two times in Russia.

Infant mortality index has a 60% decrease for the last ten years. The main reason of infant mortality is a lack of children surgical service in medical centers, as well as lack of specialists and social medical transport.

In 1999, there were only 12 perinatal centers, and now we have 126 centers. Such situation let us think of the optimistic forecasts.

Meanwhile, congenital malformations can be found in one third of Russian children, and the number of invalids, who are younger than 18 years old, are 630 children. To cut this number the doctors plan to held five different analyses on hereditary diseases.

The whole story is available in Russian.

14/11/2005 Expert says: 90% of pregnant women have some disease.

More than 50% of pregnant women have anemia, 20% have problems with urogenital system, 10% have heart disease and 22% have late gestosis.

The most important task today is to cut women death in childbirth. In 2004, this index was about 24 women out of 100 thousand people.

The whole story is available in Russian.

14/11/2005 RMBC and Pharmexpert to unite business in CIS countries.

RMBC company and Farmexpert, Center on Marketing research, which are the leaders in analytical information on pharmaceutical market development in Russia and CIS countries, have announced they have agreed to unite their business in CIS countries.

These two companies are famous for the analytical products, which allow us to receive full information on market volume, its structure, sales dynamics and other important industrial and economical index.
The major of the pharmaceutical market participants use this data in their work. These companies have started the business in Russia in 1999, and have expanded to CIS counties in 2002. Today they have subsidiaries in Kiev, Minsk and Alma-Ata.

RMBC and Pharmexpert have considered each other as the main competitors to become the leader in the sector.

The united products will be produced starting from the 1st of 2006. This union will allow clients to receive highly qualified products and services.

The whole story is available in Russian.

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