Public health is a priority in Belarus
Natalia Kochanova. An archive photo
MINSK, September 16 (BelTA) – Human health has always been a priority of the government’s social policy, said President of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly Natalya Kochanova at the opening of the second congress of the Eurasia. The Arrhythmology Association and the 8th Congress of Cardiologists, Cardiac Surgeons and Endovascular X-ray Surgeons of Belarus are taking place in Minsk on September 16 and 17, BelTA learned.
“It is very important that this large-scale event takes place in Minsk, at the country’s main medical university. We are ready to welcome our friends who have come to visit us. Public health and human health have always been a priority area of social policy in our country. I sincerely appreciate our cardiologists and take pride in their work. After all, they saved hundreds of thousands of lives, ”said Natalya Kochanova.
According to her, Belarus is working consistently and continuously to improve the national health system. “The government is helping to build new health facilities, renovate and modernize existing ones, and equip them with state-of-the-art equipment. The president is very attentive to the development of medicine in our country ”, noted the speaker.
Natalya Kochanova also read the speech of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko to the delegates of the Second Congress of the Eurasian Arrhythmic Association and the 8th Congress of Cardiologists, Cardiac Surgeons and Endovascular X-ray Surgeons of Belarus.
The Second Congress of the Eurasian Arrhythmic Association and the 8th Congress of Belarusian Cardiologists, Cardiac Surgeons and X-ray Endovascular Surgeons will be held at the Belarusian State Medical University on September 16-17. The event is attended by specialists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Canada, Argentina and other countries.
Plenary speakers from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine will discuss the latest protocols to treat atrial fibrillation, risk stratification and prevention of sudden cardiac death, ways to increase the effectiveness of treatment for the chronic heart failure, including surgical treatment, protection of target organs during the COVID-19 pandemic. There will also be the Sidorenko Academician Contest for Young Scientists.
The events were organized by the Eurasian Arrhythmic Association, the Belarusian Ministry of Health, the National Cardiology Research Center and the Belarusian State Medical University.