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Ministry of Health: average life expectancy has changed in Russia
In Russia, life expectancy has changed. Since 2000, it has grown by almost eight years.
According to the head of the Ministry of Health Veronika Skvortsova, maternal mortality during this period decreased by 4,9 times, and infant - by 3,6 times. The number of deaths has also almost quadrupled, writes TASS.
In addition, the consumption of alcohol and tobacco among the population, especially adolescents, decreased. The head of the Ministry of Health noted that in the future, emphasis will be placed on reducing the mortality of the working population, including from cardiovascular and oncological diseases.