The First Russian Congress on Medical Microbioligy & Infectology was held in the conference rooms of the Azimut City Hotel Olympic Moscow. About 1,000 specialists took part in the event. 79 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as CIS countries, sent their delegates.

The plenary session on the first day of the Congress was opened by the Deputy Minister of Health of the Russian Federation, A.N. Plutnitsky . He addressed the participants with a welcoming speech and made a report “Main directions of development in medical microbiology.” Also speaking at the Plenary Session were: Deputy President of the Russian Academy of Education, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences G. G. Onishchenko; Advisor to the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation V.P. Alekhin; Rector of the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Further Professional Education RMANPE of the Ministry of Health of Russia, corresponding member. RAS Sychev D.A.; Chief freelance specialist in infectious diseases, MD Chulanov V.P.; Chief freelance specialist in medical microbiology of the KZ of St. Petersburg, President of the Federation of Laboratory Medicine, corresponding member. RAS Ivanov A.M.; Chairman of the scientific committee of the RKMMI, chief freelance specialist of the Russian Ministry of Health in medical microbiology, Corresponding Member RAS Priputnevich T.V. and other leading experts.

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During the business program, the results of experimental research and the latest technological developments were reviewed. A meeting of the Specialized Commission on Medical Microbiology of the Russian Ministry of Health was held, where a wide range of methodological and organizational issues of the work of microbiological laboratories, issues of training and accreditation of specialists were discussed.


The sections “Parasitic and protozoal infections: vector of development of medical microbiology” and “ Biobanking of microbiota as an opportunity for personalized medicine” were held. The round table “Medical education and personnel problems” aroused great interest, where issues of obtaining a specialty in “Medical Microbiology” were discussed. In total, 18 scientific sections were held within the framework of the Congress.



At the exhibition, which ran parallel to the scientific part of the Congress, 26 companies presented diagnostic equipment, consumables and pharmaceutical products. Among them are Rusbiopharm LLC , a supplier for microbiological laboratories, which acted as the general partner of the event, as well as partners of the Congress - BioMerye Rus LLC and NFP Litech.



Within the framework of the Congress, the creation of the Association of Medical Microbiologists (AMM) was announced, which is designed to protect the interests of all categories of medical microbiology workers and will serve to popularize the specialty “Medical Microbiology” in the scientific and professional community. 

Summing up the results of the Congress, Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the RKMMI, Chief Freelance Specialist of the Russian Ministry of Health in Medical Microbiology, Corresponding Member RAS Priputnevich T.V. noted that the event was held at a high level, the program of the First Russian Congress on Medical Microbiology & Infectology was powerful and attracted a huge number of participants not only from Moscow and the region, but also from other regions of our country. 

According to Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics with a course of Bacteriology at the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education of the St. State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Russia, the chief freelance specialist in medical microbiology of the North Caucasus Federal District, E.V. Alieva, the idea of holding the Congress arose a long time ago; in the Russian Federation, an event of this level is being held for the first time and this will now become an annual tradition.

Next year, the scientific program of the Congress is planned to be expanded to include new current topics and issues for discussion. Welcome to the II RCMMI, which will take place on February 29 - March 1, 2024 in Moscow, at the Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel.

On March 2-3, 2023 First Russian Congress on Medical Microbiology and Infectology took place!

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