Tag: Hospitals

Russian Government Destroying Moscow’s Medical System in the Name of Saving It

October 24, 2014

Staunton, October 22 – Perhaps the most notorious comment by a US commander in Vietnam was his suggestion that his units had to “destroy the village in order to save it.” Now, a Russian commentator is suggesting that Moscow officials are pursuing much the same strategy with regard to the health care delivery system in […]

Under Putin, Russia Has Become ‘a Land of Potemkin Hospitals’

August 12, 2014

Staunton, August 11 – Not only has the Russian government reduced the number of hospital beds available to the Russian people and increased the amount they have to spend on health care, but it has failed to live up to its promises to pay medical personnel more, leaving ever more hospitals without staffs and transforming […]