Therapy unit in one of the Russian commercial hospitals

Medicine services in Russia

Have you ever watched Michael Moore’s documentary film ‘Sicko”? It’s quite interesting as devoted to medical issues of different countries (and we, people, are always curious about different sides of living abroad, aren’t we?). Actually, I wonder if everything mentioned in that film represents the real facts, without distortion? Something seems a bit strange to me, and some facts I just can’t understand as I live in another context.
Having watched this film, I decided to write a post about the Russian health system (and to compare it with other countries). So, maybe you’ll be confused as much as me. Continue reading