Women's Health in Russia

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 1.5
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 74 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 99%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 0.6%
Female Literacy Rate, Ages 15-24, 2000-04: 100%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 2,700

Projects

Institutionalizing Best Practices in Maternal and Child Health (IBP-MCH)

JSI improves access to and use of high quality reproductive, maternal, and child health services to combat one of the highest maternal mortality rates in Europe.

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Europe & Eurasia Regional Family Planning Activity (2006-2009)

JSI accelerated family planning in the region, and developed a Russian-language curriculum resulting in increased modern contraceptive use and decreased abortion rates.

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Russia Maternal and Child Health Initiative (MCHI) (2003-2007)

JSI institutionalized client-centered standards for antenatal, maternity, and essential newborn care, FP services, and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

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