Please see below for links to relevant articles on health and social welfare in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA)
A Research paper by John Lough, “Ukraine’s system of crony capitalism – the challenge of dismantling ‘systema’” published by Chatham House on 1 July 2021, has a chapter on corruption in the healthcare sector. https://www.chathamhouse.org/2021/07/ukraines-system-crony-capitalism/04-systema-banking-energy-transport-and-healthcare-sectors
BEARR trustee and associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Southampton, Dr Charlie Walker writes about young care leavers in Russia. June 2021
Professor Christopher J Gerry, director of Russian and East European Studies, University of Oxford, on Putin’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in Russia. April 2021
Article by Daryl-Ann Hardman, a founding BEARR trustee and Chairwoman of Friends of the Belarusian Children’s Hospice (UK), on training of medics in palliative care for children in Belarus, which continues despite the pandemic.
Review by BEARR’s Chairman, Nicola Ramsden, of Dr Harald Lipman’s “Memories of Moscow: Memoirs of a Medical Diplomat”. February 2021
Major report published in 2020 on the state of civil society in Russia from the Institute of Modern Russia: “RUSSIA UNDER PUTIN: 20 YEARS OF BATTLING OVER CIVIL SOCIETY” – read it here.
Report by Maryna Parfenchuk, Joint MA in European and Global Affairs, on Statelessness in Ukraine. September 2020
Judith Pallot, PI “Gulagechoes”on Lessons of the Recent Past: From Tuberculosis to COVID-19 in Russia’s Prisons. October 2020
Advice from Age International on helping elderly people in the COVID-19 crisis. 2020
Report by Robert Wragg for Ipsos MORI on OSCE Research on Violence Against Women and Girls in Ukraine and Moldova. April 2020
Charlie Walker, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Southampton, on Masculinity and Gender-Based Violence in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Engaging Men in the Gender Equality Agenda. January 2020