Use of health information systems in the Russian federation in the assessment of environmental health effects.

@article{Jaakkola2000UseOH,
  title={Use of health information systems in the Russian federation in the assessment of environmental health effects.},
  author={Jouni J K Jaakkola and Martin G. Cherniack and John D. Spengler and Hal{\^u}k Ozkaynak and Bogdan J Wojtyniak and Alexei Egorov and P Rakitin and Boris A. Katsnelson and Sergio V Kuzmin and Larissa I Privalova and Natalya Lebedeva},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={2000},
  volume={108},
  pages={589 - 594}
}
The Russian Federation has made an intensive effort to compile and use information on the environment and human health. In 1996-1997, we evaluated the information that was collected and analyzed on the local (raion), regional (oblast), and federal levels with reference to its usefulness in the assessment of environmental health effects. The Russian Federation maintains standardized nationwide institutions that routinely collect health data in polyclinics and hospitals and then report to the… CONTINUE READING