1 The Federal State Budgetary Institution «All-Russian Centre for Disaster Medicine «Zaschita» of Health Ministry of the Russian Federation, Moscow
2 Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Further Professional Education «Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education» of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, Moscow
3 Military Medical Academy named after S.M.Kirov, S. Petersburg
The results of the International Academic Conference on Disaster Medicine held in Chengdu (China) on 4-6 may 2018 are presented.
The conference, dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Sichuan province, discussed several main issues:
- the specifics and results of activity of the search and rescue and medical units in the conditions of the earthquake in Sichuan province (2008);
- experience of activity in earthquake foci in other countries;
- features of the evolution of rescue services and services for disaster medicine in different countries, influenced by the experience of participation of medical teams in liquidation of consequences of large-scale emergencies, etc.
The information was also provided about the structure and work of one of the largest civil hospitals of the People's Republic of China – Sichuan Western hospital.
Key words: earthquake in Sichuan province, experience of work in earthquake foci, features of evolution of rescue services and services for disaster medicine, international rescue and medical emergency response teams, problems of disaster medicine
Goncharov S.F., Kipor G.V., Bystrov M.V., Fisun A.Ya. Results of Activity of International Academic Conference on Problems of Disaster Medicine, Chengdu, People's Republic of China, May 4–6, 2018. Disaster Medicine. 2018; 102(2): 51–53.