Russias success in the future depends largely on the dynamics of human capital. Health and education are two main human capital issues. Leadership in the global economy will increasingly be determined by the countrys competitiveness in the global markets of educational and medical technologies and services. In this connection, in the industry whose orientation is limited primarily to the detection and treatment of diseases, healthcare should become an integrated interdisciplinary system that can not only more effectively solve medical and social problems, but also be one of the main drivers of the growth of the Russian economy.
Kevin Ali, President of MSD International, shares his vision of the future of healthcare: why vaccination is needed, how to win the race with bacteria, and whether it is possible to invent a universal medicine to fight cancer.
This report by the Higher School of Economics (HSE) deals with the current state of healthcare in Russia, focusing on aspects related to meeting the sectors KPIs and to the priorities of the state policy in this area.