Results 2014

World Medical Centers and clinics at the Fair in Tatarstan

17-18th of October 2014 the International Fair "Treatment in Russia and abroad" for the first time took place with great success in Kazan. The Fair brought the opportunities to the residents of the Republic of Tatarstan the possibility of world medicine.

The Fair saw a record in the number of foreign participants: the services were provided by more than 40 medical centers and clinics from 10 countries: Austria, Hungary, Israel, Germany, Greece, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Switzerland and South Korea. The Russian side was represented by the Interregional Clinical Diagnostic Center (MKDC). This Center is one of the leaders in high-tech medicine in Tatarstan. The Official South Korea delegation visited the Fair in the Republic of Tatarstan; there were the representatives of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the administration and professors of the leading South Korean medical centers and hospitals.

The particular importance of the Fair was made by the support of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Tatarstan, Turkish Association of Medical Tourism TNTS and the Association of Physicians of medical tourism.

The Fair Organizer the Exhibition Company "OPTIMA EXPO" together with the general partners: the magazine "International Education and Career" Media Corporation Rus' TV paid special attention to raise awareness among citizens of the Republic of Tatarstan on the event that had attracted more than 1,400 visitors.

Information support was provided by more than 40 federal and regional specialized periodicals and online resources. The leading information partner of the Fair was the trade magazine in Tatarstan "Healthy Nation".

The official opening ceremony in Kazan attended by:

  • Osipov Sergey Albertovich, First Deputy Minister of Health of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • Jang Young Un, the official representative of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Republic of South Korea
  • Emin Г‡akmak, Chairman of the Turkish Healthcare Travel Council
  • Kabirov Albert Abdelkhayevich, the Head of the Committee for Cooperation companies of the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • Akhmetova - Shakul Alsu Ilgizarovna, Fair Sponsor, the founder of "MEDITURIZM", the Republic of Tatarstan
  • Fabian Sandor, an adviser for tourism of Hungary in Russia, В«Robinson ToursВ», Hungary
  • Pavel Antipov, Director General of OPTIMA STUDY Group of companies


Foreign participants presented the whole range of medical services such as general diagnostics and Oncology, neurosurgical operations and more.

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The visitors received detailed and reliable information at first-hand about the specializations of foreign medical centers and they could also receive one-to-one advice on any specific treatment. The Fair participants offered to the visitors the most profitable and high-quality treatment options specific to the disease, the desired level of service and cost.


Among the Fair participants there was the company "Viftour": the official representative of the Ministry of Health and Welfare of the Republic of Korea for the promotion services in the Russian Federation. The visitors discovered a new world of Asian Medicine and the professionalism of doctors and the quality of services are at the same level as European Clinics and Centers.


The press-conference "What to choose: Treatment in Russia or abroad?" was organized as a part of the Fair. There also was held a meeting between the experts and the leading business media of the Republic of Tatarstan. Co-organizer and moderator of the press conference was the publication "Business district", Kazan.


A lively discussion ensued focusing on the following topics:

  • Advantages and disadvantages of medical treatment abroad. What are the pros and cons of foreign medical institutions. Quality and professionalism of medicine abroad
  • Russian medicine today. Intimate glimpse. The level of professionalism of the Russian doctors. Common myths about Russian medicine. Prospects.
  • Competitiveness of Russian medicine in the world market. The Russian medicine in the global market: the actual state of things.

The organizer of the Fair "EXPO OPTIMA" expresses special thanks to the sponsor the travel agency "MEDITURIZM", Kazan.

The next International Fair "Treatment in Russia and abroad" will be held on March 13-14, 2015 in Samara.

The Fair Organizer is the Exhibition Company "OPTIMA EXPO",