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The Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology counts more than 200 years of history. The Center is named after academician of RAMS Vladimir Kulakov, the outstanding Russian phisician and scientist, who had been heading the Center from 1986 to 2007.
A number of specialists of the Center are leading many subspecialty professional societies:
The Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology is the leading scientific, medical and academic institution of Russia in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology, perinatology and reproductology.
The Center is the major basis for implementation of governmental programs on maternal and child healthcare. It’s a coordinating federal institution, accumulating and spreading scientific achievements of domestic and foreign experts in the field of medical science and coordinating the work of regional centers.
Organizational and methodological activity of the center includes coordination of work of head obstetricians-gynecologists and neonatologists of federal regions of Russia, the leading regional institutions (perinatal centers, maternity hospitals), monitoring and analysis of key quality indicators of obstetric and gynecological service of Russia, visits to the regions in order to provide practical guidance to maternity institutions; preparation, review and implementation of methodological materials for improving healthcare for women and newborns, creation of integrated system of standards for obstetric, gynecologic and neonatology care. The Center continuously contributes to development of the state reproductive healthcare strategy. The annual state report on national reproductive health always includes materials of the Center on reproductive health of women and newborns.
The Center is the leading institution for the implementation of federal programs and activities: the annual Scientific Forum “Mother and Child”, international congresses, plenary sessions of the Scientific Council, conferences and seminars on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gynecological diseases, endoscopic surgery in gynecology, as well as other topical issues of obstetrics, gynecology and perinatology.
The Center is the headquarters of the Russian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RSOG) The President of RSOG is academician of RAS Vladimir N. Serov – Principle Researcher of the Center, an outstanding scientist and healthcare organizer, who has made a significant contribution to science and practical public healthcare.
The Center is also the founder and headquarters of the editorial board of the main national journal “Obstetrics and Gynecology”.
- Russian Association of Gynecologic Endoscopists (RAGE)
- Russian Association of Endometriosis (RAE)
- Russian Association of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
- Association of Gynecologists-Endocrinologists
- Association of Menopause
- Gestosis Association
- Society of Contraception
- Association of Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy
- Association of Gynecologic Pediatrics
- League “Midwives of Russia”.