Spot check the health of Russians will become an annual event

© RIA Novosti / Nikolay to Hinakura in fotobanka during the inspection procedure. Archival photoSpot check the health of Russians will become an annual event© RIA Novosti / Nikolay to Highacidity the image Bank

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the annual monitoring of the health status of Russians in 2019, the resulting statistical information will be used in the realization of the national project «Demography», the relevant document published on the website of the Cabinet.

«Federal statistical observation of behavioral factors influencing the health status of the population, conducted every five years, replaced by the monitoring of the health status of the population, which will be held annually, starting in 2019», — stated in the certificate to the document.

«Holding on regular basis a sample of Federal statistical monitoring of public health will monitor the evaluation by the population of the state of his health; receipt of the official statistics used to calculate the expectancy of a healthy life; obtaining official statistics on the proportion of citizens leading healthy lifestyle; obtaining official statistics on the proportion of the population, systematically engaged in physical culture and sports in the total population; monitoring of the drug situation», — said Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova.

According to her, the results of such monitoring to sum up, as before, the state statistics service, not only every five years, but annually.

«The results of this work will enable the government not only more clearly see the public reaction to the ongoing social policy, but also to adjust the direction of the national project», — said Golikova.

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