On December 1 in NWSMU named after I.I.Mechnikov was hold a press-conference dedicated to the approvement of new medical specialty «Ostheopathy».This conference was organized due to the decree № 700 of Ministry of Health from 07.10.2015   № 700н "On the list of specialties with higher medical and pharmaceutical education».

At the press-conference was Dmitry Mohov, chief non-staff specialist in osteopathy of the Ministry of Health and the Head of the Department of osteopathy in NWSMU named after I.I.Mechnikov who explained the significance of approved specialties for Russian health care and answered questions from journalists. 

Nowadays, osteopathy is one of the faster growing and popular areas of medicine. It is observed a decrease in number of patients with osteopathic problems and clinics providing such a treatment.  The information about the approvement of this specialty is important both for specialists and patient to know where to get professional help and avoid nonspecialist.

The press conference was attended by representatives of specialized medical publications and mass media.