Appendix
Workshop Agendas

Workshop on Mortality and Disability in the New Independent States

National Research Council

Green Building

Washington, D.C.

September 8-9, 1994

Thursday, September 8, 1994

Mortality Levels and Trends, Quality of Data

Assessing Trends and Levels in Working Age Mortality in the Newly Independent States

Barbara A. Anderson, Population Studies Center, University of Michigan Brian D. Silver, Department of Political Science, Michigan State University

Mortality in the New Independent States: Quality of Data, Demographic Patterns and Possible Explanations

W. Ward Kingkade and Eduardo E. Arriaga, Center for International Research, U.S. Bureau of the Census

Russia Focus

Recent Trends in Life Expectancy and Causes of Death in Russia (1970-1993)

Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Institute for Forecasting the National Economy,

Russian Academy of Science

France Meslé and Jacques Vallin, Institut National d'Études

Démographiques, Paris



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--> Appendix Workshop Agendas Workshop on Mortality and Disability in the New Independent States National Research Council Green Building Washington, D.C. September 8-9, 1994 Thursday, September 8, 1994 Mortality Levels and Trends, Quality of Data Assessing Trends and Levels in Working Age Mortality in the Newly Independent States Barbara A. Anderson, Population Studies Center, University of Michigan Brian D. Silver, Department of Political Science, Michigan State University Mortality in the New Independent States: Quality of Data, Demographic Patterns and Possible Explanations W. Ward Kingkade and Eduardo E. Arriaga, Center for International Research, U.S. Bureau of the Census Russia Focus Recent Trends in Life Expectancy and Causes of Death in Russia (1970-1993) Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Institute for Forecasting the National Economy, Russian Academy of Science France Meslé and Jacques Vallin, Institut National d'Études Démographiques, Paris

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--> Spatial Differences in Life Expectancy and Cause of Death Structure in Russia Sergei A. Vassin, Institute for Forecasting the National Economy, Russian Academy of Science Regional Focus Epidemiological Transitions in the Former Socialist Economies: Divergent Patterns of Mortality and Causes of Death Christopher J.L. Murray, Harvard University José Luis Bobadilla, The World Bank Quality of Data Mortality Levels and Quality of Data Kenneth H. Hill, The Johns Hopkins University Cause of Death Patterns (Focus on Infant and Child Mortality) and Quality of Data Victoria Velkoff, Center for International Research, U.S. Bureau of the Census Cause of Death Patterns (Focus on Adult Mortality) and Quality of Data Harry M. Rosenberg, National Center for Health Statistics Friday, September 9, 1994 Health Statistics and the Substantiation of Priority Problems in Countries of the CIS Yuri M. Komorov, Director, Research Public Health Institute, MedSocEconomInform, Ministry of Health of Russia Discussant: Focus on Regional Differences Murray Feshbach, Georgetown University Injuries in the Newly Independent States: Mandate for Prevention Timothy D. Baker and Paul H. Grundy, The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health Discussant: Focus on Injury Issues Phillip Graitcer, Emory University

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--> Disability Age, Disability and Functional Status in the Ukraine Yuri V. Pakin, Institute of Gerontology, Kiev Discussant: Beth J. Soldo, Georgetown University Epidemiology of Disability in the New Independent States Yuri M. Komarov, S.A. Leonov, A.S. Kiselev, A.E.Ivanova, S.P Ermakova, A.S. Kiselev, and E.A. Savostina, Research Public Health Institute MedSocEconomInform, Ministry of Health, Moscow Discussant: Elena Gurvich, Consultant to USAID/Moscow Epidemiological Study Insights Mortality and Other Outcomes, Risk Factors, and Links with Death Registration Data in NIS Epidemiological Study Sites (MONICA and others) O. Dale Williams, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham Ingrid G. Martin, Cardiovascular Disease Unit, World Health Organization Years of Life Lost and Policy Implications of Mortality, Disability and Injury Patterns for Health Priorities Commentary: Peter Berman, Harvard University, Data for Decision Making Project Commentary: Henry Mosley, The Johns Hopkins University

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--> Workshop on Adult Health Priorities and Policies in the New Independent States National Research Council Green Building Washington, D.C. November 17-18, 1994 Thursday, November 17, 1994 Determinants of Adult Health Proximate Determinants of Adult Health in the NIS Pieter G.N. Kramers, L. W. Niessen, et al., Center of Public Health Forecasting, The Netherlands Discussant: Risk Factors as Determinants of Adult Health in the NIS Alan D. Lopez, Programme on Substance Abuse, World Health Organization Discussant: Broader View of Determinants of Adult Health Nicholas Eberstadt, American Enterprise Institute and Harvard University Chronic Disease Prevention in the New Independent States: Experiences from the North Karelia Project in Finland and from Collaboration with Estonia and Republic of Karelia Pekka Puska, Division of Health and Chronic Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Finland Discussant: Millicent Higgins, Epidemiological and Clinical Applications, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health Discussant: Risk Factors in the NIS—Incidence of Bad Habits Among the Adolescents in Urban Areas of the Russian Federation Yuri Komarov, Research Public Health Institute, MedSocEconInform, Ministry of Health of Russia

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--> Tobacco Mortality from Tobacco in the NIS Alan D. Lopez, Programme on Substance Abuse, World Health Organization What Can the Newly Independent States Do To Control Tobacco Usage? John P. Pierce, University of California San Diego Medical Center, Cancer Center Prevention and Control Discussant: Priorities for Tobacco Control in the NIS Alexander Prokhorov, Department of Behavioral Science, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas Diet and Obesity Nutritional Risk Factors in the Former Soviet Union Barry Popkin, Namvar Zohoori, et al., Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Food Policy, Obesity, Diet Modification Strategies: What Works? Thomas A. Pearson and Rajesh V. Patel, Mary Imogene Bassett Research Institute, Columbia University Discussant: O. Dale Williams, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health Friday, November 18, 1994 Alcohol Consumption of Alcohol in the NIS Vladimir Treml, Duke University, Department of Economics The Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Variations in Russian Mortality Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Institute for Economic Forecasting of the Russian Academy of Sciences; and Alexander Nemtsov, Institute of Psychiatry of the Health Care Ministry of the Russian Federation Alcohol Related Policies for the NIS: Applying Lessons from the U.S. Jody L. Sindelar, Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health

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--> Injury and Violence Injury Prevention and Control in the NIS: What Do We Need and What Would Work'? Philip L. Graitcer, Emory University Discussant: Terence Chorba, Injury, Prevention and Control & International Health Programs Office, Centers for Disease Control Cost-Effectiveness The Cost-Effectiveness of Strategies to Prevent Premature Death in the Former USSR: Is U.S. Data Relevant? Tammy Tengs, Duke University, Center for Health Policy Research and Education Discussant: Christopher Murray, Harvard University, Center for Population and Development Discussant: Constance Nathanson, Department of Population Dynamics, The Johns Hopkins University Role of Health Care Health Care Finance and Trade-offs Howard Barnum, The World Bank Tertiary Prevention Strategies Under Constrained Resources Robert Wallace, University of Iowa, Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health