The chairman of the Public Health Care Committee of Saint Petersburg- Valery Kolabutin and several representatives of health care facilities in St. Petersburg visited the Faculty of Medicine, UPJS during their official visit of Kosice on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
Valery Kolabutin presented the development of public health in the region of St. Petersburg and the head of the local Child hospital - Anatoly Kagan accounted the operation of this medical facility to the Board of Faculty headed by the Dean of the Faculty- prof. MUDr. Daniel Pella, PhD. The accepted guests included the Head of the Saint George city hospital – Valerii Strizheletckii, the Head of Cardiovascular Surgery, S.M. Kirov Military Medical Academy - P. A. Kupriyanova and the chief cardiac surgeon of the Health Committee of the Russian Federation - Gennady Khubulava and Deputy Head of the Saint George city Hospital - Irina Sokolova. The main purpose of visitting hospitals in Košice and Faculty of Medicine of UPJŠ by the Russian doctors was to exchange experience and to outline the possibilities of cooperation in the future.