HITT-2008

Health in Times of Transition: Trends in Population Health and Health Policies in CIS Countries

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 223344
EC contribution
: € 3,000,000.00
Duration
: 48 months
Starting date
: 01/05/2009
Keywords
: Trends in population and health, diet and nutrition, tobacco, alcohol, access to health care, living conditions, lifestyles and health, transition countries, CIS countries, public health.
Project web-site
: http://www.hitt-cis.net/

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 the EU-FP7 Programme (2009-2013). This international project studies in detail trends in population health and health policies in 9 countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine).

The main research themes of the HITT-CIS project can be summed up as follows:

  • Long-term trends in population health;
  • Diet and nutrition patterns;
  • Consumption of alcohol and tobacco and related public policies;
  • Access to health care and social/economic burden of disease;
  • Identification of strategies to improve population health;
  • Living conditions, lifestyles and health;
  • Public health policies.

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