| Project of the Month - April 2010
The HITT-CIS Project – "Health in Times of Transition: Trends in Population Health and Health Policies in CIS Countries" is an FP7-Health collaborative research project, funded by EU-FP7 Programme (2009-2013). This is an international research project that will study, in detail, trends in population health and health policies in 10 countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia).
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The HITT-CIS Project – Health in Times of Transition: Trends in Population Health and Health Policies in CIS Countries
This is an expanded follow-up of an earlier project called “Living Conditions, Lifestyles and Health”(http://www.llh.at/) implemented in 2000-2003 by the same consortium.
The 48-month project started on 01 May 2009.
Who will benefit from this project and how?
HITT-CIS brings concrete benefits by providing recommendations to improve public health policies and interacting with national and international stake-holders by:
Geographical and empirical scope
What are the main research themes?
HITT-CIS focuses on eight core research themes and will produce a series of detailed research reports and policy briefs addressing each of them.
Funded under 7th Seventh Framework Programme
Research area: FP7 Capacities Specific Programme
Objective: FP7-Health-2007-B Project Reference: 223344
Participating Countries: Austria, United Kingdom, Canada, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia
Full information about project and partners: http://www.hitt-cis.net/
Project Coordination team:
Dr. Alexander Chvorostov, Institute for Advanced Studies, Austria,
Bianca Brandl, Institute for Advanced Studies, Austria,
Lev Rather, Institute for Advanced Studies, Austria,
Contact in Central Asia:
Dr. Gulzhan Alimbekova, CIOM, Kazakhstan,
Aizhan Shabdenova, CIOM, Kazakhstan,
Zhanat Amantay, CIOM, Kazakhstan,
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