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U.S. Foreign Assistance to the Russian Federation for Medicine and Health

  • Edward J. BurgerJr.
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Abstract

Technical assistance for health and social welfare for Russia—indeed, for all of the former Soviet republics—has been a much less well-conceived and -supported effort than was characteristic of earlier counterparts. Political support has been inconsistent. Its several parts cannot be said to adhere to an overall set of goals and strategies. What follows is a brief review of the major components of U.S. technical assistance for the Russian federation for health and medicine since 1991. Two examples of earlier, highly successful health-related foreign assistance programs are described for the purpose of extracting some principles. Following this is a summary of the debate that ensued in 1991–1994 over the proper size and character of our foreign policy (including health) for the Russian Federation.

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Foreign Policy Assistance Program Food Assistance Soviet Republic Foreign Assistance 
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© Mark G. Field and Judyth L. Twigg 2000

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