On November 25 was held All-Russian scientific and practical conference with international participation «Preventive medicine - 2015» that was attended by thousand participants from 24 Universities, various regions of Russia, departments of the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being (Rospotrebnadzor). Foreign participants from Germany, Bulgaria, Belarus and Kazakhstan were also invited to the conference.

The conference was opened by the Prof.Otari G. Khurtsilava, Rector of our University. Under the direction of Otari G. Khurtsilava on the base of NWSMU named after I.I.Mechnikov is carried out educational and methodological association on enlarged group of professions, specialties and direction of training 32.00.00 «Science of health and preventive medicine».

Аlexey V.Silin, Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation in his speech pointed out that the conference is an opportunity to get the quintessence of knowledge on particular areas of medicine and to show the scientific potential of young specialists.

Alexander V. Meltser, Vice-Rector of Medical preventive direction defined particular steps on intellectual environment creation for future preventive medicine specialists enumerating major scientific areas and innovations.

On the plenary meeting were presented 9 reports dedicated to up-to-date and current issues in medicine and public health care.

Nina V. Zaitseva, Member of Russian Academy of science, Honored Scientist of Russian Federation, Director of «Federal Research Center of preventive health management health risk» (FBUN) of Rospotrebnadzor presented a report on topical theme «Risk-oriented technologies to solve the preventive medicine problems».

Nikolay A.Muhin, Honored scientist of Russian Federation, Director of clinic of nephrology, internal and occupational diseases n.a. E.M. Tareev, Head of the Department of therapy and occupational health of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University delivered a speech on "Hepatitis viruses as the population problem:  from infectious jaundice to liver cirrhosis and systemic lesion".

We were pleased to welcome on the conference our foreign guests-   representative of University-partner of NWSMU named after I.I.Mechnikov- Prof. Valentina Madjova, Medical University of Varna «Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov» (Varna, Bulgaria).She delivered a presentation on urgent topic: «Childhood obesity - a problem of Bulgarian doctors».

Prof. Dr. Alexander Krämer, member of «Koch-Mechnikov» forum and professor of public health at Faculty of Health Sciences, Bielefeld University (Germany) delivered a speech on «Corporate Health Management.Prevention by Modern Online Approach».

The following topics were discussed at the conference breakout sessions:

  • New and recurrent infections;
  • Modern technologies of epidemiological surveillance, diagnosis and prevention;
  • Public health and environment. Healthy nutrition from birth to anility;
  • Occupational health. Workplace environment factors and occupational risks;
  • Formation of healthy lifestyle;
  • Prevention of noncontagious diseases;
  • Modern methods of Prenosological diagnostics;
  • Natural Biologically Active Substances in health protection.

Preventive medicine is a good and useful platform as for like-minded persons, students, and young scientists and for outstanding scientists to share experience and knowledge in the field of preventive medicine, innovations in hygiene and epidemiology etc.