Cardiovascular Disease: New Perspectives in the Light of a Pandemic

The round table "Cardiovascular Disease: New Perspectives in the Light of a Pandemic", dedicated to the problems of chronic cardiovascular diseases, took place online at 15:00 on July 10. The event was organized by the Content Foundation for the Development of Expert and Analytical Activities, an analytical platform for healthcare of the the Roscongress Foundation.

The round table was broadcast on the website of the TASS news agency, on the official pages of TASS and in social networks of the portal “The Future of Russia. National Projects”, and on the YouTube channels of the Roscongress Foundation and the Content Foundation.

The event was attended by Dmitry Morozov, Chairman of the Health Protection Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Sergei Boytsov, Director General of the National Medical Research Center of Cardiology of the Russian Ministry of Health, Evgeny Shlyakhto, Director General of the Almazov National Medical Research Centre of the Russian Ministry of Health, Vitaly Omelyanovskiy, General Director of the Center for Healthcare Quality Assessment and Control of the Russian Ministry of Health, Oksana Drapkina, Director of the National Medical Research Center for Preventive Medicine of the Russian Ministry of Health, Irina Panarina, General Director of AstraZeneca Russia and Eurasia, Zhanna Shlosberg, the founder of the School of Heart Sufficiency, cardiologist of the Pskov city hospital and others.

«Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death, including among people of working age. Patients with chronic heart failure need constant monitoring of their health and must have access to the necessary medical care with all necessary precautions in the context of a coronavirus pandemic», - commented Evgeny Shlyakhto, Director General of the Almazov National Medical Research Centre of the Russian Ministry of Health.

During the online event, participants discussed such issues as existing limitations and opportunities to achieve the goals of the national project "Healthcare" in the fight against cardiovascular diseases in the context of the modern model of state structure, measures of state support and features of treatment of such diseases during an exacerbation of the epidemiological situation and the social significance of this problem.

The event was supported by AstraZeneca Russia and Eurasia.