International collaboration

The Federal Research Institute for Health Care Organization and Informatics has been conducting international activities for more than 30 years, mainly providing cooperation with international organizations: The World Health Organization (WHO), the Northern Dimension Partnership in the field of health and social well-being, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and others.

Thus, the Institute provides scientific support for cooperation between the Russian Ministry of Health and WHO. In anticipation of the sessions of the governing bodies of the Organization (World Health Assembly, the Executive Committee, the Regional Committee for Europe), the staff of the Institute prepare information and analytical materials and draft speeches on the relevant agenda.

An important task is to participate in the development and implementation of international projects on the most important problems of public health, development of the health care system and health information support. The Institute organizes and conducts international conferences and seminars on these issues, its employees take an active part in them.

According to the instructions of the Ministry of Health of Russia, the Institute participates in the harmonization of the system of indicators, prepares statistics on public health and health care to be sent to WHO and OECD (upon request), fills out (or organizes filling out with the participation of specialized institutions) and verifies data for questionnaires of international organizations on various health topics. The Institute participates in the European Health Information Initiative, which aims to create a unified European information system.

WHO Collaborating Center for Healthcare Systems and Public Health
WHO Collaborating Center for Health Information Systems, Statistics and Analysis
World Health Organization Documentation Centre
Сотрудничество с государствами-участниками Содружества Независимых Государств [Information available in Russian only]
Coordinating Council on Prevention of Alcohol-related harms and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
The Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS)
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
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