Post-release on the 11th International Congress on Reproductive Medicine, January 17-20, 2017, Moscow
January 17-20, 2017, the 11th International Congress on Reproductive Medicine took place in the Federal State Budget Institution “The Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology” in Moscow. The Organizers of the event were the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, the Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology, the Russian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Society of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, the Russian Association of Endometriosis, the Russian Association of Gynecologic Endoscopists, the Department of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery of the Moscow State Medical Stomatological University.
The Congress Chairman, Director of the Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology of the Ministry of Health of the RF, academician of the RAS, Professor Gennady Sukhikh opened the Congress, welcomed and thanked the delegates and especially foreign experts for their support and participation in the Congress, as well as for their commitment to the main human priorities: family, reproduction, health and wellbeing.
The Deputy Minister of Health of the RF, M.D., Professor Tatiana Yakovleva delivered a bright and compelling speech about the national reproductive health strategy aimed at increasing the birth rate, provision of safe maternity and healthy newborns.
1367 participants from 24 countries, 209 cities and 75 regions of the Russian Federation, including 234 young scientists, 212 speakers and members of the Organizing committee, 43 invited experts were registered in the Congress.
43 invited foreign experts contributed to the Congress agenda: Prof. J. Hamou (France), Prof. S. Andersson (Sweden), Prof. B. Arabin (Germany), Prof. Z. Ben Rafael (Israel), Prof. E. Boschitsch (Austria), Prof. D. V. Valsky (Israel), Prof. A. Wattiez (France), Dr. A. Vereczkey (Hungary), Prof. A. Graziottin (Italy), Prof. Ph. Descamps (France), Prof. J. Deprest (Belgium), Prof. J.-P. Deslipere (Belgium), Prof. A. Genazzani (Italy), Prof. G.C. Di Renzo (Italy), Prof. O. Donnez (Belgium), Dr. R. Campo (Belgium), Prof. G. Keckstein (Austria), Prof. Ph. Koninckx (Belgium), Prof. W. Kupker (Germany), Prof. E. Leblanc (France), Dr. Hal C. Lawrence III (USA), Prof. R. Liu (P.R.China), Prof. Mints (Sweden), Prof. S. Mechsner (Germany), Prof. Y. Ota (Japan), Dr. I. Ota (Japan), Dr. P. Piette (Belgium), Dr. M. Poulain (France), Prof. S. Renner (Germany), Dr. X. Santamaria Costa (Spain), Prof. V. Senikas (Canada), Prof. A. Setubal (Portugal), Prof. G. Soderqvist (Sweden), Dr. A. Stepanyan (USA), Prof. H.-R. Tinneberg (Germany), Dr. A. Ussia (Italy), Prof. S. Fishel (Great Britain), Prof. M. Friedman (Israel), Prof. R. Friedman (France), Prof. M. Zitzmann (Germany), Prof. Chervenak (USA), Dr. H. Zhang (P.R.China), Prof. J. Sciarra (USA).
The events of the Congress were chaired and featured by academicians and corr.-members of RAS L. Adamyan,V. Krasnopolsky, G. Savelieva, V. Serov, A. Strizhakov, G. Sukhikh, L. Ashrafyan, A. Makatzaria, I. Sidorova, M. Kurtzer, V. Radzinsky and recognized leaders of national reproductive medicine, the chairs of departments of medical universities and prominent clinical centers of Russia. The Congress was equally focused on the achievements of global and national science and clinical practice. During this scientific event 7 plenary and 4 free communications sessions were held, experts` lectures were delivered focusing on the most acute and debatable issues of gynecology, reproductology, gynecological endocrinology, obstetrics, fetal medicine, gynecologic oncology and ageing couple health.
3 special Schools, including “Global trends in medical legal litigation” under the guidance of Prof. V. Senikas; sexual medicine for gynecologists (Prof. A. Graziottin); rational maternity care (Prof. B. Arabin) were attended by more than 200 participants each and were highly appreciated.
The Meeting of head specialists in obstetrics and gynecology of the RF with discussion of the organizational aspects of health care was held in the frames of the Congress.
The Congress included the final contest of the Students’ Scientific Society, the winners of the contest were the following students of the 1st Moscow State Medical University: the 1st place - the 5th year student Yana Martirosyan with the presentation, titled “Infertility in combination with endometriosis”; the 2nd place – the 4th year student Anastasia Samoylova with the presentation, titled “Uterine myoma. Recent data”; the 3rd place - the 6th year student Anna Sachkova with the presentation, titled “Infertility associated with endometriosis”.
Master class on reproductive surgery for myomectomy, endometriosis and hysteroresectoscopy with direct operative surgery transmission from 3 operating theaters of the Center were held during the Congress.
The leading Russian and foreign manufacturers of medical preparations and equipment exhibited their products during the Congress.
The work of the XI International Congress on Reproductive Medicine was directly broadcasted via Internet.