04 / 12 / 2009

Forum ‘the Russian Health Care Week: New Stage - New Trends Prospects!’

Forum ‘The Russian Health Care Week’– a key large-scale industry project encompasses leading exhibition and congress shows of the social trend. This event is a major platform to realize the Health Care Priority National Project and the Concept of the health care development in Russia till 2020.

The Forum demonstrates the modern medical equipment, technologies and pharmaceuticals. Its saturated scientific programme is a unique platform for health care specialists, developers and manufacturers of modern medical products, representatives of governmental agencies, scientists and practicing physicians to discuss development trends in the Russian health care.

The Russian Health Care Week comprises such large-scale events as:

  • the 19th International Exhibition Zdravookhraneniye;
  • the 3rd International Exhibition Healthy Life-Style;
  • the 16th International Specialized Exhibition Apteka;
  • the Optical exhibition ‘Winter Sun Gallery’;
  • the 11-th Annual Scientific Forum Stomatology;
  • the 4th International Scientific Conference SportMed;
  • the International  Medical and Pharmaceutical Forum

 Peculiarities of the Russian Health Care Week’2009 are the following: 

  • A single information and exhibition space – a new approach to promote innovative products and work with clients;
  • Leading manufacturers and main world brands;
  • A comprehensive presentation of the advanced technologies for medical diagnostics and treatment; high-technology medical equipment and new pharmaceuticals;
  • Attraction of a large-scale target audience; industry specialists-manufacturers and developers of medical equipment and pharmaceuticals; scientists, practical physicians, the medical general public from Russia and all over the world;
  • A competent exchange opinions and information within the bounds of scientific and practical conferences and seminars to develop new medical products;   
  • Just the Russian Health Care Week offers a great opportunity to gather health care specialists and professionals, representatives of governmental agencies, businessmen and the public in one place, to consolidate the Government and the public efforts to solve tasks posed by the Russian Federation President.       


On 7-12 December, 2009 Expocentre will host Zdravookhraneniye’2009, the 19th International Exhibition for Health Care, Medical Engineering and Pharmaceuticals.  The Show will take place in pavilions No. 1, 2, 8 and the Forum pavilion of the Expocentre Fairgrounds.  The Exhibition, a key constituent of the Russian Health Care Week, has been arranged by Expocentre for over 35 yeas.

Zdravookhraneniye, the only large-scale B2B exhibition in Russia, the CIS countries and Baltic States, encompasses the whole range of medical goods and services and is a major professional forum of the health care and social development.    

The Zdravookhraneniye exhibition project is organized by Expocentre with support from the Russian Federation Ministry of Health Care and Social Development, the Russian Federation Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Russian Federation Ministry of Sport, Tourism and Youth Policy, the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and the Russian Federation Public Chamber. The event is held under the patronage of the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Moscow City Government.

The high professional level of Show is confirmed with honorary labels of the International Exhibition Community: the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) and the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs (RUEF).

The grouping of the Exposition into thematic sections is convenient for professional visitors.

The Zdravookhraneniye International Show is an effective instrument to realize the Health Care Priority National Project, to analyze development trends in the Russian health care, to work out long term tasks, it is a professional approach to the event arrangement and it is the most representative business-audience.  

According to V.I. Skvortsova, Deputy Minister of Health Care and Social Development of the Russian Federation “to-day Forum ‘the Russian Health Care Week’ and Zdravookhraneniye’2009 held within the Forum are the largest show of the latest achievements of the medical science and practical health care with participation of world and Russian leaders in the medical and pharmaceutical industries, developers of new equipment for diagnostics and treatment”.

Zdravookhraneniye’2009 hosts over 1000 companies, institutions and enterprises from 40 countries: Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, China, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxemburg,     Malaysia, Mexico, Netherland, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey,  Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, the USA and Vietnam.   

The Exhibition space amounts about 45 000 sq. meters. 

The renowned foreign companies including Carl Zeiss AG, Fujinon, Philips, Sony, Simens, Toshiba, Wernipol s.r.l., Westfalia and many others will demonstrate their products. 

The FUJIFILM Company is an official sponsor of Zdravookhraneniye’2009.  FUJIFILM being a manufacture of consumables for the roentgenology, multiformat cameras and computer radiography systems aims at the creation of    a medical system comprised innovative solutions to change the pattern of medicine all over the world.

This year the national expositions are arranged by companies from China, Czechia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary and Malaysia.

At Zdravookhraneniye’2009 Russian participants make up 70% of the total exhibitors number. The domestic exhibitors include such companies as Aybolit-2000, Amico Rentgenprom, Bimk-Cardio-Volga, Vital Diagnostick, Globalmedmarket, Mosrentgen, Kasimovsky priborniy zavod, Medtekh, Khrunichev plant, Elektron and many others. 

The Exposition will comprise: medical instrumentation, equipment and diagnostics; innovative medical technologies; primary health care; laboratory medicine; medical consumables, medical clothing, health and care aids; medical furniture; design and facilities for patient care institutions; pharmacological industry; advanced information technologies in medicine; pharmaceutical supplies for hospitals and the population; maternal and child health; dentistry;  rehabilitation and sports medicine; insurance medicine; medical research institutes and medical institutions;  medical treatment abroad, etc.

The visitors will be given an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the First Specialized Medical Supermarket standing exposition of medical innovations. This exposition is the only one in Russia and Europe.

The Zdravookhraneniye exhibition is dynamically developing; the number of professional visitors and participants is increasing; new sections are being arranged. Thus, Healthy Life-Style - Rehabilitation and Prevention Equipment, Aesthetic Medicine, Health-Improving Technologies, and Goods for the Healthy Life-Style, owing to its speedy development during some years, was successfully evolved from the Section of into an international show in 2007.

Healthy Life-Style is a unique platform for professionals of the medical industry to communicate on the international level. The exhibition helps to strengthen the existing contacts with partners and to generate new business contacts. 

Forum ‘the Russian Health Care Week’ and the Zdravookhraneniye exhibition became a traditional meeting place for scientists and specialists, students of medical institutes of higher education, health care professionals and others who are involved in the realization of the Zdorovye (Health Care) Priority National Project.

The Centre for Professional Education and Career in Medicine, Medical Equipment, Technologies, Medical Optics and Optometry was arranged at the Exhibition. Experts from renewed Russian and foreign medical companies will demonstrate the latest achievements in their work with interns as well as professional developing programmes. Lecturers of the Russian leading medical education institutions will tell about opportunities to study at institutes of higher education and colleges of the country, prospects of the graduates’ work at enterprises of the medical industry, and will discuss with colleagues new possibilities to train specialists.

The following Russian leading medical and related institutions of higher education took part in this event: Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Saint-Petersburg Medical-Technical College, Tula State Medical Institute, Ryazan State Medical University named after I.P. Pavlov, Moscow State University of Instrument Engineering and Computer Sciences, Vitebsk State Order of Peoples' Friendship Medical University and Saint-Petersburg Postgraduate School of Nursing.

The Zdravookhraneniye’2009 exhibition will once again confirm its status as the best show for medical specialists. They will undoubtedly estimate the latest achievements in the medical and pharmaceutical industry, advanced medical technologies and equipment demonstrated at the exhibition. There is no doubt that the Show will contribute to improvement of public medical service in Russia.   


The exhibitors and specialists receive an additional package of services to their participation in the Show maximum efficient.  The package includes the following:

  • Training Seminar for all exponents on the efficient participation in the Zdravookhraneniye exhibition. This unique service is granted by the only one exhibition company in Russia – Expocentre;
  • the Expocentre new antirecessionary offer carried into effect by Expocentre since the second half of May 2009: free admission to all international exhibitions held at the Expocentre Fairgrounds is for specialists only.  Registration is obligatory;
  • the În-line registration that allows speeding up admission to the Expocentre Fairgrounds;
  • the whole-scale Expocentre assistance to participants in arranging invitation mailings to the target visitors;
  • the Expocentre flexible price policy opening up new opportunities for small and medium enterprises to enter the market by participating in the main industry event;
  • The Zdravookhraneniye’2009 Buyer’ Programme. This is unique opportunities to maximize the efficiency of your participation in the Exhibition and to develop business cooperation. The programme will allow you to save money and time, and to increase efficiency of your work during the Show considerably during the economic crisis.   This is an efficient programme of new business relations with the Zdravookhraneniye’2009 exponents; its main purpose is a successful solution of commercial issues. 


Forum ‘the Russian Health Care Week’ and its large-scale scientific, practical and business-related programme of events are always saturated with interesting information for specialists from all over Russia and serve as a meeting place for suppliers and consumers of medical equipment.  

The programme of the Forum embraces scientific and technical conferences, round tables, symposia, contests as well as the 11th Annual Scientific Forum Stomatology’2009, the 4th International Scientific Conference on the current state of professional sports medicine and its potential: SportMed’2008, the International Business Medical and Pharmaceutical Forum and many other related events.  

The events held within the bounds of the Russian Health Care Week will allow specialists in all fields of the modern medicine and domestic health care to sum up this year’s results and to make plans for the next year.  

EXPOCENTRE Press Service


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