The health of the nation is at the breaking point

The board of the Russia’s Ministry of Health during the sitting on Tuesday discussed the question of the health condition of the population in 1999. According to Oleg Schepin, member of the Academy, the heath of the Russians become worse. Last year the average life of the Russians became on year shorter and made up 65,5 years now. The average life of men in Russia is 59,8 years, of women – 72 years, announced the academician, cited by “Interfax”.