Updated on: 21.07.17 12:10:27

Congress Organizers:

Occupational Health Physicians and Specialists Association
Ilia Mechnikov Northwestern State Medical University
Izmerov Research Institute of Occupational Health

Supported by:

World Health Organization
International Labour Organization
International Commission on Occupational Health
International Agency for Research on Cancer
Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Russian Academy of Sciences
Federal Agency of Scientific Organizations
Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation
Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection
and Human Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor)
Federal Medical-Biological Agency of Russia
Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation
Federal Fund of obligatory medical insurance of the Russian Federation
Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia
Government of St. Petersburg

“Occupation and Health” Russian National Congress with international participation is a regular national forum of physicians and specialists on the protection of workers’ health. Almost 15 years it brings together leading experts and scientists in Russia and the world, not only in the field of hygiene, occupational health and diseases, and on workers’ safety, medical and social expertise and rehabilitation of public health and social services, physicians of various clinical specialties, business leaders, trade unionists, politicians, businessmen.

90% of the budget of the event — attracted funds of Russian and foreign large industrial holdings and pharmaceutical companies. An important part of the Congress is to support the activities of executive power and the largest educational and scientific institutions in the Region.

Frequency of Congress in 2015 — once in two years, carried out as far as possible across the country, many aligned with the work of the All-Russian Congresses Occupational Health Physicians.

An integral part of the Congress is to award nominees diplomas and prizes symbols “Occupation and Health” on certain traditional categories in the field of occupational health and diseases.

The previous Congress, held in September 2015 in Irkutsk and Novosibirsk, gathered 750 delegates from more than 60 regions of Russia and 15 countries, including the United States, Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, Australia, China, Korea, the Czech Republic, Latvia and others. Congress program included 252 presentations and reports. With scientific and welcome were made by more than 300 people.

The Congress considered the most topical issues of legal, methodological and practical medical support of the working population in modern social and economic conditions.

Particular attention was paid to the health and environmental problems of preservation of the health of employees, innovative technologies of prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with occupational and work-related diseases; Evaluation and management of occupational and environmental risk management, modern information technology and cost-effectiveness of health interventions; training in occupational health.

Also for the first time addressed the problem of health-saving technologies in the production. Touching on many aspects of Occupational Health and Industrial Ecology, Congress for the first time highlighted the important contemporary issues import a wide range of products of Russian manufacturers of medical equipment and medicines.

An important part of the event is always a thematic exhibition was not an exception and the Congress. Its participants and guests were shown the latest technology medical equipment Siberian region — more than 40 representatives of the medical and pharmaceutical firms.

The exhibition showed the consistency of all Russian producers in the burning questions of import of the products of foreign companies domestic. Bringing medical “Novosibirsk Techno park” exhibitors rightfully one of the best in the world has expanded the significance of innovative technologies in the field of health and safety in the workplace.

For the first time the 15-year history of the Congress the materials published in the journal “Occupational Health and Industrial Ecology, number 9, 2015. This positive experience will be taken into account and applied necessarily in the future.

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