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Order of September 16, 2021 No. 2580-r


Order of September 16, 2021 No. 2580-r

Increasing life expectancy, creating a system for early detection of serious diseases, proactive support for families with children and improving their living conditions, reducing injuries at work – these and other areas are included in the new plan for the implementation of the Concept of Demographic Policy until 2025. It was approved by the Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

There are seven sections in the plan. One of the largest is devoted to the issues of supporting families with children and measures aimed at increasing the birth rate. Thus, it is assumed that in 2024, social support measures on the basis of a single application or proactively (without applications at all) will be provided to 60% of families. The number of recipients of assistance from the state for the birth of children by this time should increase to 2.26 million.

The plan also includes blocks of measures aimed at reducing maternal and infant mortality, improving reproductive health, promoting traditional family values ​​and active longevity, and increasing life expectancy.

Two sections of the plan are devoted to the issues of preserving the health of the older generation and those who work in production. In addition, the document contains a block where activities are concentrated aimed at creating motivation for a healthy lifestyle, for physical education and sports.

Mikhail Mishustin announced the approval of the plan at meeting with deputy prime ministers on September 20.

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From Mikhail Mishustin’s opening remarks at a meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers, September 20, 2021

“This is the first time we have adopted such a comprehensive document. It combines completely new measures and mechanisms along with those already being implemented, ”the Prime Minister noted.

Mikhail Mishustin clarified that all of them are necessary to achieve the national goals of socio-economic development, which were determined by the President.

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