A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, congress, exhibitions, business, social and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5000 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 160 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 75 countries worldwide.

The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian (t.me/Roscongress), English (t.me/RoscongressDirect), and Spanish (t.me/RoscongressEsp). Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation: roscongress.org.

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06.12.2018

Veronika Skvortsova to Support the Healthy Life Forum: Towards 80+

The Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation Veronika Skvortsova is to participate in the Healthy Life Forum: Towards 80+, which will take place in Sochi on 13 February 2019. At the initiative of the Ministry of Healthcare of Russia, the business programme of the Forum includes a roundtable discussion ‘Public health in the Russian regions’.

The roundtable will discuss the ways to create an environment conducive to a healthy lifestyle of the population. According to the ‘May Decree’ of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, one of the priority tasks is to increase the expected lifespan of the Russian population. Thus, the goal is to expand the range of preventative measures, make public healthcare more effective.

‘Diagnostics of diseases at their earliest stages allows timely identification of risk factors and start of preventive therapy. Many serious diseases can be cured at the most initial stage. One of our priorities is to nurture the habit of Russian citizens to take care of their health and regularly undergo preventive checkups,” noted the Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation Veronika Skvortsova.

The key discussions at the roundtable are also to cover the ways of upgrading healthcare centres, advancing the competencies of medical personnel, as well as means to create a preventive environment that includes preventive medicine and non-medical public wellness programmes.

The Healthy Life Forum: Towards 80+ will be held on 13 February 2019, on the first day of the Russian Investment Forum. The key objective of the Forum is the discussion of ways to the goal of increasing the expected lifespan to 78 years by 2024 and to 80 years by 2030, as well as consideration of issues relating to demographic development, healthcare, projects in science, education and environmental protection.

Detailed information is available on the official website of the event. The Roscongress Foundation is the organizer of the event.

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