The Russian government approved a project on a healthy lifestyle for Russians
The government approved the project "Formation of a healthy lifestyle", the purpose of which is to increase the number of Russians who are responsibly related to health, according to the website of the Cabinet of Ministers. As part of the project, it is expected by the end of 2019 to increase the proportion of citizens committed to a healthy lifestyle, up to 45%, and by the end of 2025 - up to 60%. The project passport was approved following the meeting of the Presidential Council for Strategic Development. As the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting of the Council, more and more Russians quit smoking and are trying to monitor their health. According to him, people need to be motivated to play sports since childhood, so that they keep this habit for life.