International Forum “Beauty. Health. Longevity. Health-Saving Technologies of the Peoples of Eurasia" – Outcomes

20/04/2022 10:00

The delegation of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly took part in the International Forum “Beauty. Health. Longevity. Health-saving technologies of the peoples of Eurasia”, which was held on April 14–15, 2022 in Gorno-Altaisk (Republic of Altai, Russia).

Organizers: Academy of Traditional Medicine, Ministry of Natural Resources, Ecology and Tourism of the Altai Republic under the support of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly.

The forum participants discussed topical issues of spiritual and physical health, health-saving technologies, and tourism.

About 50 reports were listened to during two days of work. The hybrid format was attended by representatives of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, regions of Russia: Chuvashia, Yakutia, Stavropol Territory, Republic of Crimea, Buryatia, Tomsk Region, Tatarstan, Altai Territory, Krasnodar Territory and others.

Svetlana Smirnova, First Deputy Secretary General - Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, spoke at the opening of the forum. Ivan Belekov, a member of the General Council of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, an adviser to the Head of the Altai Republic, also addressed the participants with a welcoming speech.

The forum was attended by representatives of the government of the Republic of Altai, the Business Center for Economic Development of the CIS, the Federal Medical and Biological Agency, the National Association of Specialists and Technologies of Traditional Medicine, experts in balneology and restorative medicine, representatives of research and educational institutions.

On the first day, there were discussions held on topics related to the fundamentals of spiritual and physical health of a person, the formation of a medical tourism product, its content and promotion in the domestic and foreign markets.

Members of the Council for Spiritual Culture of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly delivered thematic reports. Larisa Trunina, Deputy Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, revealed the importance of the commonwealth of peoples as a new form of self-organization of the world community. Irina Polyakova, Head of the Department for Spiritual Culture, made a presentation on "The Mission of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly: Spiritual Culture as a Factor of Trust".

The second day of the forum was devoted to traditional and folk medicine. Particular attention was paid to the prospects of including traditional Russian health procedures in the tourist product.

Following the forum, a Resolution was adopted containing recommendations and experience of the participants to promote health and medical tourism and expand interregional and international cooperation.

On the sidelines of the forum, a meeting of members of the Council for Spiritual Culture of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly was held. The meeting outlined further practical steps, including in the direction of preserving spiritual and physical health, as well as tourism and museum activities.