On November 9, an Interregional Scientific Conference “Child’s health is the health of the nation. From the first steps of life” took place. The Conference brought together both representatives of the practical sphere and scientists from Moscow, Novosibirsk, Barnaul, and Omsk. The interdisciplinary nature of the conference made it possible to gather representatives from different departments of OSMU: Pediatrics (Advanced Level), including Postgraduate Training Courses, Department; Phthisiology, Phthisiosurgery and Infectious Diseases Department; Pediatrics Department. The Conference discussed current issues of providing medical care to young children. Within the framework of this topic, issues of children's health, modern methods of providing medical care to this category of children both in a hospital setting and in outpatient clinics, methods of treating diseases, issues of gastrointestinal pathologies, etc. were considered.
The question of one of the most pressing areas in pediatrics – orphan or rare diseases – was raised at the Conference in the report of Elena B. PAVLINOVA, MD, PhD, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, Head of the Pediatrics (Advanced Level), including Postgraduate Training Courses Department.
Several reports were devoted to the problem of obesity. Analysis of the clinical case of an obese child suffering from gallstone disease took place thanks to the report of Natalia A. POLYANSKAYA, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. of the Pediatrics (Advanced Level), including Postgraduate Training Courses, Department, and A.A. GORBUNOVA, gastroenterologist at the Regional Children's Clinical Hospital. Assoc. Prof. Natalia Yu. VLASENKO, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. of the Pediatrics (Advanced Level), including Postgraduate Training Courses, Department told the audience about how to help a child with excess body weight.
The Conference allowed not only to draw attention to childhood diseases - it became a real help for practitioners, a new impetus for the development of the scientific thought of researchers and a revelation for students.
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