A master class of the Russian Medical Tourism Association was held at RUDN
According to a study published in the American Journal of Medicine in January 2019, the volume of the global medical tourism market is already $ 439 billion, and the number of medical tourists in 2017 reached 16 million people who paid up to $ 6 thousand for one doctor's appointment.
According to the Ministry of Health, in 2015, inbound medical tourism brought about $ 170 million, in just a year, revenue from it increased one and a half times - up to $ 250 million. The Ministry of Health has already identified 17 clinics that are most promising in terms of attracting foreign patients. Most of the clinics on the list are located in Moscow.
The master class was attended by over 90 students of the Institute of Hotel Business and Tourism, the Medical Institute and the Institute of Economics. As a result of the event, 60 questionnaires were submitted for internships, internships and employment in Russia and abroad with partners of the Medical Tourism Association of Russia.
Valery Falkov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, presented certificates of honor of the President of the Russian Federation, Medal of the Order of Merit to the Fatherland of the 2nd degree, Order of Honor, Title of honor “Honored Health Worker of the Russian Federation” and “Honored Inventor of the Russian Federation” to the professors of RUDN University.
By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for International Affairs of RUDN University, was awarded the Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, II Degree for merits in scientific and teaching activities, training qualified specialists and many years of conscientious work.
By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Director of RUDN Medical Institute Alexei Abramov was awarded the honorary title “Honored Health Worker of the Russian Federation.” Director Yaroslav Stanishevsky and professor Anna Marakhova of the Institute of Biochemical Technology and Nanotechnology of RUDN University were awarded the title “Honored Inventor of the Russian Federation”.