First of all, paediatrics is a preventive field of medicine — Tatyana Yakovleva, First Deputy Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation..
We need to have a really well-developed andrology applied from an early age — Gennady Suhih, Director, National Medical Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology named after Academician V.I. Kulakov of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.
Thre is a number of ways to distribute resources in healthcare. You can invest a lot in treatment, in helping patients with critical or chronic conditions, with oncological or other diagnoses. This does not give us an outlook for the future, as the best outlook is prevention — Leila Namazova-Baranova, Chair of the Executive Committee, Union of Pediatricians of Russia.
The age that impacts the future child’s health starts before the actual pregnancy. It is the so called periconceptional period that needs extra focus — Leila Namazova-Baranova, Chair of the Executive Committee, Union of Pediatricians of Russia.
All the rootcauses of decline in reproductive functions can be prevented. We need to create the right matrices for reproductive behaviour. Normally, we deal with the aftermath of the catastrophe – infertility, miscarriages, pregnancy complications. All efforts to create the matrix should focus on childhood and adolescence — Igor Kogan, Acting Director, D.O. Ott Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and Reproductive Medicine.