On May 27, 2021, the VIII International Scientific and Practical Online Conference “Modern Approaches to Health Promotion” was held in Gomel (Belarus) by the Gomel State Medical University. The conference allowed bringing together scientists from leading educational and scientific organizations of Russia, Italy, Great Britain, Poland, the Netherlands, Uzbekistan, Belarus, etc.  Employees from Kursk State Medical University presented the following reports: at the first plenary session “Integrated Strategies and Interventions in the Field of Regional Healthcare” – Head of the Department of Pharmacology, prof. Mal G.S. “The Role of a Medical University in the Modern Healthcare System”; at the second plenary session “Investing in Health at All Stages of Human Life and Empowering Citizens” – the report of the associate professor of the Department of Public Health and Healthcare of ICE with a training center for lean technologies, Candidate of Medical Sciences Timoshilova V.I. “Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV in the Russian Federation and the Chernozem Region in 2014-2019: Morbidity, Problems and Ways of Monitoring Development”.

The purpose of the conference was to exchange experience and knowledge, expand opportunities for cooperation in the educational and scientific segments of medical universities on modern approaches to promoting health, which corresponds to the tasks of specific implementation of strategic plans at the present time. Numerous questions and presentations in the debate testified to the interest that was generated in the framework of the conducted symposia. The conference program was rich, and the following topics were discussed: topical problems of fundamental and humanitarian sciences through the prism of pedagogical aspects, the use of modern innovative and communication technologies in education and medicine.


Mal G.S., Head of Pharmacology Department