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The years 2022 to 2031 have been declared the Decade of Science and Technology by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation. The aim of the Decade is to ensure Russia's competitiveness in the global high-tech market and to guarantee the country's technological sovereignty and economic security. The main objectives are to attract talented young people into research and development, to involve experienced professionals in solving the most important technical problems for the country, and to bring awareness to the accomplishments of Russian scientists.

The results of the Decades current year will be traditionally summed up at Russian Health Care Week 2024, which will be held from 2 through 6 December 2024 at EXPOCENTRE Fairgrounds, Moscow.

In order to strengthen the role of science and technology in addressing the most important challenges for the development of society and the country, the Weeks distinctive feature in 2022 was its inclusion in two initiatives of the Decade of Science and Technology in Russia: Designing the Future and Interaction Platforms for Science, Business, State and Society.

Russian Health Care Week dates back to the Zdravookhraneniye exhibition, which has been held since 1974 and is one of the oldest medical trade shows in Europe.

The Week is organised by the Russian State Duma, the Russian Ministry of Health Care and EXPOCENTRE AO with support of the Russian Federation Council and the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development, and under auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The Week is traditionally included in the list of events supported by the Russian Ministry of Health Care and in the general list of events held in Russia and abroad for participation of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade.

The Weeks events cover almost the entire medical and health care industry from development to production of medical devices, from scientific research to practical applications in medicine. EXPOCENTRE Fairgrounds hosts displays of the latest medical equipment, medical products, consumables, rehabilitation and prevention equipment, aesthetic medicine products, pharmaceuticals and products for healthy lifestyles, medical and health-improving services, health improvement and treatment technologies in Russia and abroad, as well as major business and scientific events.

The trade shows of Russian Health Care Week 2023 Zdravookhraneniye, Healthy Lifestyle, and MedTravelExpo. Medical Clinics. Health and Spa Resorts welcomed 1 152 companies from 15 countries.

The Weeks conference programme brought together 90 major events with 940 leading Russian and foreign speakers, and more than 23,500 professional visitors.

Russian Scientific and Research Institute for Medical Engineering of the Federal Service on Surveillance in Health Care with the support of EXPOCENTRE AO held the Special Expert Session MEDTECH.RUSSIA The Best Way to Enter the Russian Market for representatives of foreign medical device manufacturers participating in Russian Health Care Week and interested in entering the Russian and EEU markets. The event welcomed more than 100 participants. Preparations are currently underway for Russian Health Care Week 2024. The core of the display will consist of stands showcasing the development of medicine, including the creation and promotion of knowledge-intensive products and services in different Russian regions, presenting innovative medical products, as well as the best clinics, medical centres and health resorts.