Russia’s Double-Edged Sword

While Russia has made strides in tackling NCDs and TB, its policies pose a grave threat the control of other global health concerns like HIV.
A laundry list of antagonistic actions have overshadowed Russia’s global health efforts. On certain issues, the country’s approach ranges from “benign neglect” to “malignant intransigence.”

In 2018, Russia accounted for 71% of new HIV infections in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
So, how should Washington engage with a "contradictory and constrained” Russia?

According to this brief: Proceed, but with caution.  
Center for Strategic and International Studies

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