VLADIVOSTOK, September 19 (Itar-Tass) - Leading physicians from about 40 cities of Russia’s Far East, Siberia, and the regions of Russia to the west of the Ural mountains, as well as medical experts from South Korea, Canada, Sweden, UK, and the Netherlands are taking part in the ‘Person and Medicine’ 10th Far-Eastern medical congress.
The discussions that will last two days focus on the pressing problems of diagnostics and treatment of a whole range of diseases, including cancer and infections, the new technologies of rendering medical aid and the provision of drugs.
Several conferences, symposiums and seminars on the introduction of new endoscopic technologies, diabetes therapies, and early diagnosing of cancer were held here prior to the opening of the congress.
For instance, the South Korean physicians presented their experience with running the centers for palliative treatment, or hospices.
“The science agenda of the congress centers on the principal achievements in treating various illnesses, the rational use of medicines, and the practical application of clinical recommendations,” Yekaterina Yeliseyeva, the director of Healthcare Department of the Primorsky /Maritime/ territory told Itar-Tass.
Special attention will be given to the expanded application of novel technologies and drugs.