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.
Rector of RUDN University Oleg Yastrebov presented awards from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, gratitude from the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia and the Global Universities Association to the university staff.
Yury Chikhanchin, Director of the Federal Financial Monitoring Service of Russia (Rosfinmonitoring), presented Oleg Yastrebov, RUDN Rector, with a Certificate of Merit from the President of the Russian Federation.
April 13, 2022, at a meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in New York, Professor Aslan Abashidze, Head of the Department of International Law of RUDN Institute of Law was elected member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the fourth time for four year (2023-2026).