Ministry of Health (Russia)

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Ministry of Health of Russia
Министерство здравоохранения Российской Федерации
Agency overview
Formed 2012
Jurisdiction Government of Russia
Headquarters Rakhmanovsky pereulok 3, Moscow
55°45′54.94″N 37°37′6.97″E / 55.7652611°N 37.6186028°E / 55.7652611; 37.6186028Coordinates: 55°45′54.94″N 37°37′6.97″E / 55.7652611°N 37.6186028°E / 55.7652611; 37.6186028
Annual budget 375.6 billion rouble (FY 2011)[1]
Minister responsible Veronika Skvortsova
Child agencies Service of Supervision in the Sphere of Public Health Services
Medical and Biologic Agency

The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation[2] (Russian: Министерство здравоохранения Российской Федерации, in short Russian: Минздрав России Minzdrav Rossii) is an agency of the government of Russia, headquartered in Moscow.[3] As of 2012 Veronika Skvortsova is the minister.


Its main official responsibilities include:

  • developing and implementing state policy in healthcare;
  • developing and implementing federal health programs, including initiatives on

diabetes, tuberculosis, health promotion, health education, disease prevention etc.;

  • developing draft legislation and presenting it to the State Duma;
  • governance of federal medical facilities;
  • medical education and manpower development;
  • epidemiological and environmental health monitoring and health statistics;
  • control of infectious diseases;
  • development of health regulations;
  • development of federal standards and recommendations for quality assurance;
  • development and implementation of federal health programs
  • control and licensing of drugs.


  1. ^ "Basic parameters of the Russian draft federal budget for 2011"
  2. ^ White House Announces Cabinet Members
  3. ^ "Справочные телефоны, адрес и схема проезда." Ministry of Health and Social Development. Retrieved on 4 December 2010. "127994, ГСП-4, г. Москва, Рахмановский пер, д. 3"

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