Report on the 14th European Congress of Internal Medicine (ECIM 2015) and X Russian National Congress of Internal Medicine
In Moscow, the International Exhibition Centre "Crocus Expo" from 14 to 16 October 2015 was held on the 14th European Congress of Internal Medicine (ECIM 2015), and X National Congress of Internal Medicine. It is noteworthy that such an international event in the field of therapy in Russia for the first time. Organizers of joint scientific forum are the Ministry of Health, Social Policy Committee of the Federation Council, RussianAcademy of Sciences, Russian Scientific Medical Society of Internal Medicine, the International Society of Internal Medicine (ISIM) and the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM).
At the opening ceremony were greeted President RNMOT, academician A.I. Martynov, Minister of Health of the Russian Federation V.I.Skvortsova, president EFIM F. Bosch (Netherlands), Secretary General of the World Society of Internal Medicine JP Kohler (Switzerland), as well as heads of the Internal Medicine Society’s of the EFIM country- members.
The congress was attended by 6000 delegates from various regions of Russia and about 1750 foreign guests, including leading scientists in the field of internal medicine from most European and a number of foreign countries.
During the three days of the Congress were held in eight halls of about a hundred thematic sections, including the poster sessions. The Congress discussed some aspects of gastroenterological diseases, liver diseases in the practice of the therapist, the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, rheumatic diseases, infectious lesions of the heart, modern approach to the antibacterial and antiviral therapies, diseases of the central and of peripheral nervous system, renal and urinary system, infectious and obstructive respiratory diseases, thrombosis and embolism, reported the results of the most significant Russian clinical studies as well as clinical guidelines and industry standards. It is noteworthy that Russian scientists took an active part in English-language workshops European Congress of Internal Medicine in the form of oral presentations, lectures and chairs.
The Congress was published abstracts book, which were published scientific works of both Russian and foreign scientists and researchers.
As part of the X Russian National Congress of Internal Medicine held Plenum of the Russian Scientific Medical Society of Internal Medicine to the assessment of the work done in 2015 and the development strategy for the next year. It should be noted that this year the company organized therapists certified residential schools and conferences in various cities of Russia, including in remote regions.
The exhibition was attended by more than 60 pharmaceutical companies, medical equipment manufacturers and publishers. Foundation Cardioprogress also took an active part in the 14th European Congress of Internal Medicine (ECIM 2015), and X Russian National Congress of Internal Medicine, as a media partner. Over 2015 Foundation’s official website www.cardioprogress.ru and the International Journal of Heart and Vascular Diseases published announcements, advertising banners, informational materials on the preparation of the Congress. At the exhibition, the Foundation organized its own stand, which distributes books, manuals, newsletters and magazines both in Russian and English languages. For foreign visitors have been prepared souvenirs with national symbols.
Foreign guests and delegates noted the high level of organization of the Congress. The Congress was covered in the national media and in specialized publications.
Detailed information about the congress is presented on the official website www.congress2015.rnmot.ru.