The roundtable Understanding and Defeating COVID-19: Diagnostic Tactics and Access to Medical Care will be broadcast live by the news channel Russia 24 and TASS News Agency on 29 April at 18:30 Moscow Time. The event is organized by the Roscongress Foundation and the Content Foundation for the Development of Expert and Analytical Activity.
The roundtable will feature the participation of Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko, Head of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing Chief State Sanitary Physician of the Russian Federation Anna Popova, World Health Organization Representative to the Russian Federation Melita Vujnovic, Professor of the Faculty of Health Sciences at The University of Sydney Patrick Brennan, Professor of the Department of Surgical and Medical Sciences and Translational Medicine at Sapienza University of Rome Andrea Laghi, Head of the Department of Radiology of University Hospital Brussels Johan De Mey, President Elect of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) Maurizio Cecconi, and President and CEO of GE Healthcare in Russia and the CIS Nina Kandelaki.
Other countries experience in facing this pandemic has shown that mass testing and the most complete identification of all infected persons and their temporary isolation is the only viable strategy for limiting the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
This event is made possible through the support of the event General partner GE Healthcare.
GE Healthcare has been working in Russia/CIS for over 30 years, with a broad portfolio of products and services that is helping meet the regions growing demand for high-tech medical equipment. The Moscow GE Healthcare Academy has educated thousands of doctors, specialists, and administrators on management best practices, innovative IT solutions, and hands-on training with advanced diagnostic equipment to improve patient outcomes. GE Healthcares growth strategy in Russia/CIS aims to empower our customers and partners in further improving the quality and accessibility of healthcare across the region. Find out more at www.gehealthcare.ru.
President and CEO GE Healthcare Russia/CIS
Nina Kandelaki was born on October 15th, 1975 in Moscow. She is married, and has two children. She attended the Moscow State Medical University and graduated with a degree of GP in 2000. Then she continued her education in internship in Cardiology.
In 2002 Nina started her career in a science-led global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline. In 2005 she joined Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices.
Since joining GE Healthcare in 2008, Nina held several senior positions including Regional Director for Moscow and Central Russia. From 2014 through 2016 being the Commercial Director for GE Healthcare Russia/CIS, Nina was responsible for the business development and growth strategy in the region.
In October 2016, Nina Kandelaki was appointed President and CEO of GE Healthcare Russia/CIS.