To carry out the measures aimed at Russia’s participation in implementation of decisions of the United Nations summit on the post-2015 development agenda, Russia has earmarked budget appropriations of up to 461.8 million roubles in 2017-2019 to hold 72 research and practice training seminars on protecting the health of mothers, newborns and children under five years of age.
Submitted by the Ministry of Healthcare.
To ensure the participation of the Russian Federation in implementing the decisions of the United Nations summit on the post-2015 development agenda, a directive has been signed to earmark budget appropriations of up to 461.8 million roubles for the Ministry of Healthcare and the Federal Medical-Biological Agency (FMBA) in 2017-2019 to hold 72 research and practice training seminars on protecting the health of mothers, newborns and children under five years of age.
The federal budget provides for the allocation of the funds for these purposes.
The seminars will be conducted at the Kulakov Research Centre for Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatology at the Ministry of Healthcare (45 seminars on neonatology, obstetrics, anaesthesiology and resuscitation), the National Research and Practice Centre for Children’s Health at the Ministry of Healthcare (15 seminars on surgery, including emergency and neonatal surgery, and traumatology and resuscitation) and the FMBA’s Children’s Research and Clinical Centre for Infectious Diseases (12 seminars on resuscitation).
Physicians from 13 countries of the CIS, Asia, Africa and Latin America (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Vietnam, Equatorial Guinea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) will be invited to take part in the seminars.
The adopted decision is aimed at enhancing the prestige of medical education in Russia and enhancing its positions in international humanitarian cooperation.
The Government of the Russian Federation reviewed and endorsed the document at its meeting on 8 June 2017.