10 Health Questions about the Caucasus and Central Asia by E. Jakubowski, A. Arnaudova

By E. Jakubowski, A. Arnaudova

This publication highlights the necessities of overall healthiness and wellbeing and fitness platforms in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. It then compares those nationwide facts with the typical information for 3 teams: their very own, the 15 international locations that have been individuals of the european prior to 1 could 2004 and the 27 present european Member States. every one bankruptcy offers a concise evaluation of key overall healthiness signs in 1 of the eight international locations, summarizes the major good points of the country's wellbeing and fitness process and describes the result of over a decade of well-being procedure reform. This renowned sequence bargains a short and simple strategy to snatch the future health necessities in a visually beautiful structure. Comparisons are a compelling resource of knowledge that policy-makers and stakeholders, either inside of nations and the world over, can use to do so opposed to future health disparities and alleviate the amazing adjustments in wellbeing and fitness prestige between voters around the WHO eu quarter.

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T 2008: A revised concept for health care reform has been prepared for approval outlining reform directions for the different parts of the health system. In January, the President approved a concept for reforming the health funding system and introducing mandatory health insurance in Azerbaijan. It involves implementing a purchaser–provider split, reducing fragmentation in funding and piloting new provider payment schemes. A respective action plan was approved on n 11 August 2008. In the end of January, the Minister of Health alth signed a National Reproductive Health Strategy 2005–2015, 2015, including a detailed plan of actions.

CIS8: 43 8 CIS8 EU27: current members of the EU. EU15: members of the EU 28 10 health questions UNIN EN I NAL INJURIES t They cause 26 deaths per 100 000 per year (2004). EU27: 42, EU15: 36, CIS8: 61 t Injuries from road crashes were responsible for 6 deaths per 100 000 in 2000. EU27: 9, EU15: 8, CIS8: 9 t In 2007, 78% of deaths from road crashes were among males and 22% among females. IN EC I US AN ARASI IC ISEASES t Infectious diseases cause less than 2% of all deaths (2003). t Tuberculosis infection is a substantial problem: 67 new cases per 100 000 per year (2006).

Cause Ischaemic heart disease Cerebro ascular disease Cirrhosis of the li er Diabetes mellitus Tracheal, bronchial and lung cancer Perinatal conditions Breast cancer Lo er respiratory infections Stomach cancer Tuberculosis Total deaths (%) 33 16 6 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 DISEASE BURDEN IN GEORGIA, CIS8 AND THE EU (2002) Cause Cardio ascular diseases Neuropsychiatric disorders Unintentional injuries Infectious and parasitic diseases Perinatal conditions Digesti e diseases Respiratory infections Musculos eletal diseases Cancer (malignant neoplasms) Sensory organ disorders Total noncommunicable diseases Total communicable diseases Total injuries Share of disease burden (%) Georgia CIS8 EU27 EU15 28 22 14 12 22 16 30 32 5 8 8 7 5 7 2 2 8 5 NA NA 3 6 5 4 3 6 NA NA 5 NA 4 NA 3 6 13 13 4 4 4 4 89 82 87 84 5 7 2 2 6 11 11 10 NA not a ailable.

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