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Healthy Life Forum Business Programme Published

20 January

The business programme for the Healthy Life Forum has been published on the event’s official website. The Forum, which will take place on 12 February 2020 on the first day of the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi, will be held under the motto ‘Sustainable Development Goals 2020’.

“In his Address to the Federal Assembly, Russian President Vladimir Putin emphasized the need to develop healthcare and identified as priorities the modernization of primary care, training and attracting personnel, increasing the availability of medical education, and changing wages. The Forum is a platform for building expert dialogue aimed at finding optimal solutions for fulfilling the tasks set by the President”, Adviser to the Russian President Anton Kobyakov said.

The Forum business programme will host discussions on the fight against diabetes and cardiovascular, oncological, and other socially significant diseases. The focus will be on issues surrounding financing healthcare in the regions, the demographic outlook, modern technologies, and innovative solutions in healthcare.

“The development of a health system aimed at increasing healthy life expectancy is a vital to the development of the state and a determining factor in the well-being of the population. The healthcare industry is undergoing major changes today, additional funding is being allocated for projects such as a general programme for mandatory health insurance and national projects in the regions and at the federal level. The business agenda of the Healthy Life Forum this year covers general issues facing the industry; the future of healthcare in our country depends on their resolution”, Chairperson of the Russian Federal Compulsory Medical Insurance Fund Natalia Stadchenko said.

The intellectual partner of the Healthy Life Forum is the Content Foundation for the Development of Expert and Analytical Activities.

“What sets the Healthy Life Forum apart as a discussion platform is its practical focus. Thanks to the establishment of a constructive dialogue between representatives of the authorities and the expert community and business, the event leads to the development of practical proposals for the development of the healthcare industry”, Head of the Healthy Life Project, First Deputy Director for Development, and Head of Healthcare Projects Directorate at the Roscongress Foundation Anastasia Stolkova said.

In 2019, The Healthy Life Forum was attended by 3,000 people and included foreign delegations from 21 countries.

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