The 11th All-Russian forum “The Health of Nation is the basis of Russia’s prosperity”

The head of Roszdravnadzor Mikhail Murashko took part in the 11th All-Russian forum “The Health of Nation is the basis of Russia’s prosperity”.

Mikhail Murashko took part in the 11th All-Russian forum “The Health of Nation is the basis of Russia’s prosperity, which opened in Moscow on April 19, 2017.

In his speech at the plenary session, the head of Roszdravnadzor noted the importance of the Forum and expressed confidence that the event will help to find answers to topical issues related to the development of the national health system and the public health protection.

Mikhail Murashko stressed that the important factors influencing the mortality decline and the society improvement are the public medical examinations, timely immunization and a well-organized system of medical care in the regions.

“The Government of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Health and Roszdravnadzor are doing everything possible to ensure that every citizen, regardless of the place of residence, has an opportunity, if needed, to get timely, qualitative and effective medical care,” – said the Head of the Service. “But, we should not forget about a personal responsibility of citizens for their health. Only consolidated responsibility of the state, the employer and the citizen can contribute to the health improvement of the society, increase the life expectancy and reduce the mortality”.

After the plenary session, Mikhail Murashko visited main stands of the exhibition and answered journalists’ questions.

This year theme of the forum was the “Interagency strategy for the formation of healthy lifestyle, prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases”.