On July 21, Turkmenistan for the second time celebrated the Day of Workers of Health and Medical Industry, which is the day of adoption of the State program "Saglyk" (Health). The holiday was timed to the opening ceremony of the international exhibition and scientific conference titled "The Era of the Great Renaissance of Turkmenistan and Transformations in the Health System - 2010" at the Exhibition Palace in Ashgabat.
According to the State News Agency of Turkmenistan, this year the exhibition will feature 232 participants, including world famous companies dealing with equipment for medical centers, manufacturers of medical equipment and pharmaceutical products, as well as scientists and leading specialists in various medical disciplines from 48 countries. The list of participants include "Siemens", "Otto Bock", "Hospitalia International" (Germany), "Laboratoire Innotech International" (France), "Ajanta Pharma limited" (India), "Ekolab" (Russia), "Rotapharm" (United Kingdom), "KRKA" (Slovenia). The exhibition presents for the first time innovative technologies being introduced in medicine.
The international conference works in 11 sections, including sections on innovative technologies in medicine, cardiology and cardiac surgery, maternal and child health, sanitation and epidemiology. Scientists and specialists from leading medical, scientific and educational centers from 17 countries will deliver reports on relevant topics concerning the further development of medical science and its application in practical public health.