Violence and Injury Prevention

Russia launches WHO World report on violence and health

World report on violence and health

7-7-2003: Held in Moscow the Russian launch of the World report on violence and health was hosted by Dr Ruslan Albertovich Khalfin, Deputy Minister of Health of the Russian Federation, and Dr Marc Danzon, WHO's Regional Director for Europe. Dr Dmitry Veltishchev, Leading Research Specialist of the Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry, presented a report on violence and health in Russia. Participants agreed on a resolution committing the various participating agencies to develop a national plan of action drafted around the recommendations of the WHO Report.

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