The International Scientific and Practical Conference "Pediatrics and Pharmacy in the XXI Century: Problems and Solutions" started on November 18, 2022 at the Great Assembly Hall of Samarkand State Medical University. The conference was attended by renowned experts in pediatrics and pharmacy from Russia, the United States, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan and other countries, as well as domestic medical universities. Among the invited speakers took part leading scientists and practitioners, including the scientific director of the Scientific Medical Research Centre of Pediatric Haematology, Oncology and Immunology named after D. Rogachev ,D.Sc.,Professor, Academician of RAS Alexander Rumyantsev, President of the Russian Association of Perinatal Medicine Specialists, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Honoured Physician of the Russian Federation, D.Sc., Professor Nikolay Volodin.
At the opening ceremony of the international conference, the participants were welcomed by the Rector of Samarkand State Medical University Professor Jasur Rizaev, the Rector of Tashkent Medical Paediatric Institute Botir Daminov, the Rector of Saratov State Medical University named after V.I. Razumovsky (RF) Andrey Eremin, the Rector of Kursk State Medical University (RF) Viktor Lazarenko and others. In their speeches, they stressed the importance of discussing topical issues of paediatrics and pharmacy for the fields of practical medicine, as well as highlighted the importance of international cooperation between universities.
At the plenary session, reports were heard on the achievements and prospects for the development of pediatric oncology and hematology, a systematic view of the problem of infant mortality, the development of the pediatric school of Samarkand State Medical University, and the integration of higher pharmaceutical education with the production of medicines.
The main part of the international forum was held in breakout sessions, where presentations were made in the field of topical issues of neonatology, pediatric cardiology and rheumatology, pediatric pulmonology and allergology, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric nephrology, pharmacology and clinical pharmacology, pharmacy. Particular attention of the participants was attracted by the reports of foreign colleagues and young scientists-researchers.
The presented scientific and practical developments by leading specialists in pediatrics and pharmacy from various countries will serve to further solution of urgent problems in the fields of practical healthcare and will make a significant contribution to the further development of pediatrics and pharmacy in our country.