On October 7, the International Youth Forum "Rehabilitation 2.0" was held online. The event was attended by young scientists from Russia, China, Brazil, India, South Africa, Uzbekistan, 12 cities of Russia, and 23 higher educational and medical institutions.
The forum was co-organized by the Ulyanovsk State University, the Union of Rehabilitologists of Russia, the Russian-Chinese Association of Medical Universities, the Federal Center for Brain and Neurotechnologies, and the Federal Scientific and Clinical Center for Medical Radiology and Oncology of the Federal Biomedical Agency, and the National Training Foundation.
Director of the College of International Education of Harbin Medical University, Professor Zhang Min Yu said that medical specialists from China and Russia should jointly look for ways to resolve difficult situations in medicine. Forum delegates have an excellent opportunity to share experience and knowledge with each other and strengthen international scientific ties.
The program of the forum included a scientific session of young scientists. The participants presented research related to the rehabilitation of patients with various diseases. Much attention was paid to recovery from the postponed coronavirus infection.
Volunteers presented projects in the field of social and medical rehabilitation. Workshops on traditional Chinese medicine, Nordic walking, and positioning of critically ill patients aroused particular interest.
The International Youth Forum "Rehabilitation 2.0" allowed active and creative youth from different countries to get acquainted with the main directions of modern rehabilitation, discuss the development priorities of the direction in Russia and abroad, present their projects and developments.