List of Health Reform Projects
American International Health Alliance (AIHA) Health Partnership USAID
Financier Counterpart Region Duration/Budget
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)  Municipal Health Commitee of Samara CityCommitee of Public Health of Saint Petersburg  Khabarovsk Territory, Kurgan oblast, Nizhniy Novgorod oblast, Russian Federation, Sakhalin oblast, Samara oblast, Tomsk oblast  22/11/1999 - 01/01/2001 (ongoing project) 
Objectives:  Increasing of the effectivness and efficacy of the medical services within the primary health care  
Financier Counterpart Region Duration/Budget
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH  SPID Info SvyasKhabarovsk Association for Family PlanningHumanitarian Project, Nonprofit organization, Novosibirsk, Russia   Khabarovsk Territory, Moscow, Novosibirsk oblast  01/01/2002 - 01/01/2007 (ongoing project)
350 000 EUR 
Objectives:  Support to governmental and nongovernmental organizations in selected regions to take advantage of the opportunities provided by global initiatives in the field of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, especially the Global Fund.  
Health Care Quality Assurance Project USAID
Financier Counterpart Region Duration/Budget
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)  Health Department of Tula oblastHealth Department of Tver oblast  Russian Federation, Altay Territory, Arkhangelsk oblast, Ivanovsk oblast, Kostroma oblast, Moscow oblast, Murmansk oblast, Primorsk Territory, Republic of Buratiya, Republic of Karelia, Republic of Tatarstan, Sakha Republic (Yakutiya), Samara oblast, Sverdlovsk oblast, Tula oblast, Tver oblast, Ulyanovsk oblast, Volgograd oblast  01/09/1998 - 30/04/2004 (68 months) 
Objectives:  ·Tangible results of the first phase of the Quality Assurance project included evidence-based clinical guidelines, redesigned systems of care, and quality monitoring in the three clinical areas: hypertension, pregnancy induced hypertension, and neonatal respiratory distress syndrome in Tulskaya and Tverskaya oblasts. ·

Improved prevention and treatment practices led to a 90% decrease in hospitalizations for hypertension, the leading cause of death in Tula region.·

In Tver region the changes led to 63% reduction in neonatal mortality from respiratory distress, the principal cause of death for newborns. ·

Improved systems of care markedly reduced costs, particularly in pregnancy-induced hypertension in Tver.·

Russian Minister of Health Yuriy Shevchenko opened a conference in Moscow in July 2000; then-Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala launched the second phase of the project.·

The quality assurance approach has extended to all appropriate health facilities in the two regions and is now a model for nationwide application. ·

Clinical areas to be added during the second phase include: pediatric tuberculosis care and early detection and care of breast cancer in Tverskaya Oblast; and treatment of depression in general practitioner settings in Tulskaya Oblast.·

The June 2001 National Policy Seminar on Improving Health Care Quality produced a draft Policy Document on Quality Assurance. 
Improving Health in North West Russia: North West Health Replication Project EU
Financier Counterpart Region Duration/Budget
European Union (EU), EU-Russia Cooperation Programme (formerly known as Tacis)  Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation  Arkhangelsk oblast, Kaliningrad oblast, Leningrad oblast, Moscow, Murmansk oblast, Russian Federation  30/04/2001 - 31/07/2003 (27 months)
2 000 000 EUR 
Objectives:  The major aim of the Project is to consolidate useful outcomes from previous projects and programmes in the health sector and replicate successful components of these in selected pilot regions of Arkhangelsk, Kaliningrad and Murmansk. 
Life with Diabetes without Problems
Financier Counterpart Region Duration/Budget
Netherlands Embassy in Moscow  Association of Diabetes Invalids  Krasnoyarsk Territory  01/01/2003 - 01/01/2004 (ongoing project)
10 000 USD 
Objectives:  Setting up a diabetes information and counseling center. 
Samara Health System Reform Programme DFID
Financier Counterpart Region Duration/Budget
Department for International Development (DFID)  Municipal Health Commitee of Samara CityHealth and Life Sciences Partnership Consulting (HLSP)  Russian Federation, Samara oblast  01/12/1996 - 01/05/2000 (ongoing project)
2 500 000 EUR 
Objectives:  To improve magamement throughout the regional health system with a view to making it more capable of implementing reforms; to improve health budgeting in Samara region so that polyclinics and hospitals would function within a realistic and equitable budgetary framework; to establish general practice as an important part of primary health care in Samara; to reduce excessive hospitalization; to improve the functioning of emergency services; to support the development of a day surgery department in a medical facility to act as a reform model. 
Качественное улучшение диагностики на Северо-Западе России, этап 10
Financier Counterpart Region Duration/Budget
Barents Health Care ProgrammeNDPHS  Arkhangelsk regional children’s hospital  Arkhangelsk oblast  01/01/2008 - 01/01/2010 (ongoing project) 
Objectives:  Улучшить медицинские и социальные условия жизни для людей, страдающих нервно-мышечными и раковыми заболеваниями, живущих на Северо - Западе России, путем укрепления сотрудничества в сфере диагностики и обмена опытом специалистами. Цель проекта на этом этапе – усовершенствовать процедуру диагностики различных видов рака (особенно – лимфом и сарком) и нервно-мышечных заболеваний. 
Конференция "Итоги и перспективы работы по профилактике неинфекционных заболеваний"
Financier Counterpart Region Duration/Budget
Barents Health Care Programme  Архангельский областной центр медицинской профилактики  Arkhangelsk oblast  01/03/2008 - 01/10/2008 (ongoing project) 
Objectives:  1.Привлечь как можно больше медицинских работников к обсуждению актуальных вопросов профилактики неинфекционных заболеваний в Архангельской области. 2.Повысить уровень знаний слушателей.