On October, 2015 the delegation from Bolivia visited NWSMU n.a. I.I. Mechnikov headed by Dr Anibal Antonio Cruz Senzala, Vice-President of Latin American and Caribbean medical confederation, President of medical board of Cochabamba.

On the part of North-Western State Medical University were Alexander M. Lila - Vice-Rector on study, Аlexey V. Silin - Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation, Nathalie V. Zinserling - Head of the Department for International Affairs, Evgeniya Y. Lavrova - Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Students. They discussed the ways of future collaboration in the field of undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.

The delegation also visited Kashkin Research Institute of Medical Mycology where they attended mycological clinic, Department of Dermatology, Department of Mycology, Laboratory of Pathology and Cytology, visited All-Russian collection of
pathogenic fungi. On the meeting were representatives of Kashkin Research Institute of Medical Mycology: Marina V.Shulgina, Ekaterina V.Krylova, Anastasia E.Taraskina -Vice-directors and Yulia V.Borzova- Head of mycological clinic. They discussed prospects of sharing experience in the field of treatment of various forms of fungal infections, including invasive and aspergillosis.