The State Duma Committee on Health held a Round Table on improving reproductive health. Members of Parliament, representatives of the Ministry of Health, the legislative and executive authorities, policy makers, leading scientists and experts and representatives of public organizations participated in the discussion.
In her speech, Health Committee member and EPF Executive Committee member , Hon. Saliya Murzabaeva noted that Russia’s demographic policy towards 2025 places reproductive health care as a priority area.
Summing up the Roundtable, the participants noted the need to create a unified state policy in the field of reproductive health, strengthening preventive measures aimed primarily at young people, to ensure the availability and quality of free medical care to women during pregnancy and childbirth and to their newborns.
MP Murzabaeva’s contribution received wide media attention from the following outlets:
Moscow, 13 February