OJSC "UST-LUGA OIL" HAS BECOME ONE OF ORGANIZERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL ALLERGY CONGRESS
Long-term German-Russian initiative intended for experience exchange between allergologists started in Saint-Petersburg.
The first step in development of this initiative was the one-day medical congress "Allergy – a growing burden for people in Russia" where reports were given by leading specialists of public healthcare of Russia and Germany, among them: D. Sc. Med., V. L. Vanevskii Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimatology, I. I. Mechinkov North-Western State Medical University Prof. Konstantin M. Lebedinskii;, Head of European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation (ECARF*),Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Torsten Zuberbier; President Russian Public Health Association Prof. Andrey Demin; Prof. Dr. med. Karl-Christian Bergmann representing Allergie-Centrum-Charité, Charité-Universitätsmedizin, Berlin.
Doctors – allergologists-immunologists, dermatologists, otolaryngologists and representatives of insurance companies have exchanged scientific conclusions and experience from day-to-day practice. Special attention was paid to information about researches carried out in the area of allergy, results of latest researches, possible causes of occurrence as well as modern methods of diagnostics and treatment of different types of allergy, including respiratory, skin and occupational allergies.
Open discussion "Allergy – a growing burden for people in Russia. What can be done?" took place within the Medical Congress. Practicing doctors, representatives of leading insurance companies of Saint-Petersburg, allergy-sufferers as well as lecturers and final-year students of the medical faculty and faculty for psychology of the Saint-Petersburg State University were active participants of the discussion.
European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation (ECARF) and OJSC "Ust-Luga Oil" acted as organizers of the event.
We can’t fail to agree that for all industrially advanced regions the problem of allergy is getting more and more topical, and we see one of possibilities of minimizing related to it inconveniences in, among other things, increase of general awareness", said Director General of OJSC "Ust-Luga Oil" Konstantin Khamlay.
According to President of Russian Public Health Association Prof. Andrey Demin:
Russian version of the ECARF web site was made available on the day of the congress. Having visited the site, allergy-sufferers will be able to receive full information about main types of allergy, their symptoms, latest methods of therapy and practical day-to-day tips. To get the information, please visit http://www.ecarf.org/
* ECARF information
European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation (ECARF) takes measures in its country and in the international arena in order to advance social initiatives. The goal of ECARF is to make a significant contribution into improvement of allergy-sufferers’ life by constant research and increase of public awareness.
Cargo turnover of OJSC “Rosneftbunker” oil transshipment terminal located in the Commercial Seaport of Ust-Luga amounted to 16.8 mln tons in 2013: 13.3 mln tons – black oil products; 1,6 mln light oil products; 1.9 mln tons – stable gas condensate (SGC).