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The Right to Health and Medical Care in the Russian Federation

Student: Alina Gudovskaya

Supervisor: Natalia Shitova

Faculty: Faculty of Law

Educational Programme: Jurisprudence (Bachelor)

Final Grade: 8

Year of Graduation: 2017

Russia has committed to the fundamental right to health through the recognition of the constitutional right to health protection of people residing with its jurisdiction. However, the issue of poor legal regulation and enactment of the health care legislation has come under scrutiny in studies of many scholars. This research aims to analyze the current health care legislation and the practice of its implementation in order to reveal the flaws and weaknesses of the health protection framework with a view to eliminating them. A range of diverse methods is employed in the paper to measure important variables of the right to health care. The findings of this study will indicate the legacy of the USSR health care legislation, report on the main challenges threatening current health care system and determine ways of improving the legal framework of health protection.

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