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Room in Children's Tuberculosis Hospital, Astrakhan, 2011. Photo courtesy of uglich_jj
Room in Children’s Tuberculosis Hospital, Astrakhan, 2011. Photo courtesy of uglich_jj

One of the conclusions of a report by the Health Foundation was that the elimination of 41,000 beds in Russian hospitals had led to an increase in mortality of 24,000 people in 2015, RBC reports today. The Health Ministry acknowledged the increase in mortality, but said it was not due to a reduction in hospital admissions.

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