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Prevention, diagnosis and treatement of COPD in the Murmansk Region

Project title Prevention, diagnosis and treatement of COPD in the Murmansk Region
Database Data manually inserted in the NDPHS Database
ID in the source database 539
Thematic area
  • Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Development of Health Systems and Social Services
  • Health Promotion, Education and Information
  • Lifestyle-related Diseases
  • Primary Health Care
  • Public Health Epidemiology
  • Public Health Practice and Policy
Topic Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Project geographical area Russia
Substate level / administrative units /regions Murmansk Oblast
Lead partner (organisation) Murmansk Region Administration
Lead partner (owner or/and project manager) no data
Partner organisations Murmansk Region Administration
Start date 2008-02-13
End date 2008-12-31
Duration (months) 10
Target audience Population of Murmansk
Summary COPD is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and related to tobacco smoking. COPD is an increasing problem in Russia due to haevy smoking habits. A three year project is proposed with focus on primary health care including prevention antismoking measures and training on diagnosis and treatment of COPD.
Background Filha (Finnish Lung Health Assiciation) has a long history of cooperation in the Murmansk Region. The Health Committee of Murmansk proposed a COPD project with focus on prevention and primary Health care in 2005. According to a baseline survey in 2007, the COPD situation is difficult in the region.
Objectives Improved health in the Murmansk region by reducing morbidity and mortality of COPD.
Specific objectives/indicators Decrease of COPD incidence and prevalence. Decrease of mortality and morbidity. Less youth starting smoking.
Results Statistical reports on COPD incidence, prevalence, mortality and morbidity.
Total foreseen budget EUR 134,643
Total implementation costs
(for completed projects, if available)
EUR 134,643
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Financing agencies / organisations
Project's URL / project's website no data
Papers associated with this project no data
Further information arvid.nyberg@filha.fi
Last posted: on 2009-08-26 at 16:05:20

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