Finding Solutions to the Russian Healthcare Crisis

Global Health, News Writing, Published

The following was published on The Borgen Project’s Magazine. You can read it here

SEATTLE — In recent years, Russia’s economic instability has increased due to rapidly falling oil prices, causing a spike in poverty and decreasing investments in infrastructure, such as healthcare. Though the Russian economy began its recovery in 2017 with a GDP increase of 1.5 percent, this is not significant enough to improve Russian quality of life or provide more funding for healthcare, which has led to a Russian healthcare crisis.