The Russian Health Care Week’2010, a large-scale branch-wise project in Russia in the field of health care and social development was realized with success. The event took place at the Expocentre Fairgrounds on December 6-10, 2010.
The Russian Health Care Week is a whole complex of exhibition and research events arousing the industry professionals’ steady interest. Healthy Life-Style’2010, the 4th International Exhibition for Rehabilitation and Preventive Treatment Facilities, Aesthetic Medicine, Health-Improving Technologies and Healthy Life-Style Products became a significant event within the frames of the Forum’2010.
The Healthy Life-Style Exhibition gained the label of the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs (RUEF) in 2009 keeps on successfully developing. Since 2007 the event is being held by Expocentre under the patronage of the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Rehabilitation and healthy life-style was the main subject of the Show.
Besides equipment for the sports and rehabilitation medicine, modern health-improving and rehabilitation technologies, a wide range of goods for healthy life-style were demonstrated at the Exhibition.
It is pleasant to note that the exposition space of the Show enlarged near twice in comparison with the last year and amounted to 2 044 sq. meters. 172 companies from Canada, China, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the USA took part in the Exhibition.
Recent developments in the field of rehabilitation medicine were demonstrated by foreign companies that included Otto Boñk Service (Germany), Berkemann GmbH & CO. KG (Germany), Chirana Progress LTD (Slovakia), Winforce East (Switzerland), Togy (Germany), Invacare Deutschland GmbH (Germany) as well as by such Russian ones as Nikamed, Trimm Medicina, Sims-2, Mir Titana, Medexim-R, Orto-S, Armed and many others.
Sportmed’2010, the 5th International Scientific Conference on the State and Development Prospects of Professional Sports Medicine became a key event of the Healthy Life-Style’2010 Exhibition scientific programme. The Conference was arranged by the Russian Federal Medical and Biological Agency, the Exercise Therapy and Sports Medicine Center of the Russian Federal Medical and Biological Agency, the Russian Federal Medical and Biological Agency Medical Unit No. 169 and the Russian Association for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation of Patients and Disabled (RASMIRBI). Sportmed’2010 was held with the support from and the participation of the Working Group on Sports Medicine and Anti-Doping Support of the Council for Development of Physical Training and Sport under the Russian Federation President, Elite Sport, Preparation and Staging of the 2014 Sochi XXII Winter Olympic Games and XI Winter Paralympic Games, the 2013 Kazan XXVII Summer World Student Games, Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development of the Russian Federation, the Russian Olympic Committee, the Russian Paralympic Committee, the International Federation of Sports Medicine, the Federation of Sports Medicine Associations of the CIS countries and the Baltic states. The Conference embraced the issues related to a new legislative base for organizing medical support for physical training and elite sport; medicosatinary support for children's-and-junior and adolescent sport; new clinical technologies for enhancing working efficiency of professional sportsmen; anti-doping control in the elite sport as well as rehabilitation arrangements in sport; medical support for the disabled persons sport; sports psychology, nutrition and massage.
Working sessions of leaders of the Russian medical-and-sports services, the Russian Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development Expert Council on Exercise Therapy and Sports Medicine Specialized Commission, heads of the Exercise Therapy and Sports Medicine Departments of Medical and Sports Institutes of higher education; a thematic session of the Sports Massage Association; masterclasses Sports Massage and Tapering in Sport as well as presentations of new specialized printed scientific and methodical-organizational literature were held within the framework of the Conference.
The 9th International Scientific Conference of Students and Young Scientists ‘Topical Issues of Sports Medicine, Therapeutic Physical Training, Physiotherapy and Balneotherapeutics’ took place within the frameworks of Sportmed’2010. The Conference gathered authors of the best scientific works thoroughly selected by the contest committee of experts. This proves the fact that the worthy young generation of specialists in this field is growing.
The Exhibition programme of business-related events embraced also seminars, conferences and masterclasses related to the show subjects.
The Healthy Life-Style’2010 Exhibition enabled professionals in the medical industry to familiarize themselves with the modern rehabilitation and preventive treatment techniques, aesthetic medicine facilities and health-improving technologies. The Exhibition was visited by 24 520 people; 94% of them were specialists of the industry. The total visitor attendance made up 36 650.
Next International Exhibitions Healthy Life-Style’2011and Zdravookhraneniye’2011 will take place concurrently within the framework of the Russian Health Care Week’2011 Forum at the Expocentre Fairgrounds on December 5-9, 2011.
Expocentre Press Service