RUSSIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS OF CARDIOLOGISTS
From the 22th to 25th of September in Moscow annually Russian National Congress of Cardiologists was held.
The Congress was dedicated to the fight against cardiovascular disease and the search of new ways of helping patients with these conditions, and also introducing the most modern treatments and innovative methods into practice.
According to the organizers 6179 doctors have attended this meeting, from both the Russian Federation and 26 other countries. 2176 of the doctors have stated their will to participate in persistent medical educational system and they were able to obtain the Ministry of Health’s certificates. The collection of scientific proceedings was published.
Scientific meetings took place in 11 halls and lasted for 4 days, including more then 150 plenary sessions, symposiums, clinical lections, master classes, round tables. Within the Congress a contest among young scientist was organized, alongside poster sessions. The President of European Society of Cardiology, Fausto Pinto, ex-President of ESC Roberto Ferrari, Presidents of national societies of cardiology and leading experts in cardiology and cardiosurgery have attended the Congress
Within the National Congress an exhibition was organized, over 60 pharmaceutical companies and medical equipment developers took part in it. The Cardioprogress Foundation was represented by a stand in central exhibition ground of the Congress. The participants of the Congress found the stand very interesting and informative. Also a give-away of the last issues of International Heart and Vascular Disease Journal, a special limited issues of Cardioprogress Journal, methodical recommendations, manuals and souvenirs were organized.
Elections of President of the Russian Society of Cardiology took place, Academician Shlyachto E.V. was reelected as the President for the next 3 years. Also 5 vice-presidents and 25 members of presidium and council were elected.
The work of the National Congress was covered by Russian media. Live online translation of the work of Congress was organized. Also a press-center worked during the Congress.
The next annual Russian Congress of Cardiology will take place in the end of September, in Ekaterinburg. More detailed information about the event might be found on our website scardio.ru