April 17th in Moscow took place the IX Forum of Russian Regions: Healthcare. 500 delegates from more than 60 regions of Russia participated in the event, which united heads of federal and regional institutions of healthcare, authorities, leaders of medical and pharmaceutical industries. SPbSRIVS was represented by the Director Viktor Trukhin and Deputy director Andrey Vasiliev.
At the exhibition within the framework of the Forum, institute of vaccines and serums presented the Russian-Nicaraguan project – Latin American Institute of biotechnology MECHNIKOV, the unique company in Latin America by the level of equipment, available opportunities for technology transfer for the production of a wide range of biopharmaceuticals. Validation and certification of the production plant will be completed this year.
Exposition was visited by high authorities: Minister of the health of Tula region Andrey Tretiakov, Minister of health of the Ryazan Region Andrey Prilutsky, Minister of the health of Kaluga region Konstantin Baranov, Minister of the health, family and social well-being of Ulianovsk region Rashid Abdulov, Minister of the health of Chelyabinsk region Sergey Prikolotin, Director of Department of health of administration of Vladimir region Alexander Kiryukhin and Minister of the health of Dagestan region Tanka Ibragimov, and other delegates.
During the Forum were held industry sessions and round tables devoted to measures to support the medical and pharmaceutical industry, the prospects for the development of laboratory medicine, the national program on oncology, digital healthcare. Heads of state development institutions, leaders of Russian healthcare, business unions and associations took part in the event.
Participants of the Forum of Russian Regions 2018 formed a number of proposals on key issues of national healthcare, which will soon be transferred to the work of the relevant executive and legislative bodies.