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Official Basis of Medical Tourism Development in Russia

The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, signed Presidential Executive Order No. 204 dated May the 7th 2018, On National Goals and Strategic Objectives of the Russian Federation through to 2024. According to that document one of the national goals is to increase the quantum of exports of health services by four times compared to 2017 – up to 1 billion US dollars annually.

In order to archieve the given goal from January 1, 2019, Public Project “Development of the Export of Medical Services” is being implemented as part of National Project “Healthcare”.

National project on the website of the Ministry of Health of Russia: https://www.rosminzdrav.ru/poleznye-resursy/natsproektzdravoohranenie

Health Services Export Target Indicators

The target indicator of the “Development of the Export of Medical Services” public project is “Number of foreign patients treated in Russian hospitals, thousands of people, cumulatively”.

Perfomance plan:

2017 – 300

2018 – 432

2019 – 564

2020 – 696

2021 – 828

2022 – 960

2023 – 1080

2024 – 1200

 

The target indicator of the “Healthcare” National Project on export of health services is “increasing the quantum of exports of health services by four times compared to 2017 (up to 1 billion US dollars annually)”.

План по достижению показателя:

2017 – 250

2018 – 360

2019 – 470

2020 – 580

2021 – 690

2022 – 800

2023 – 900

2024 – 1000

 

 

Key Objectives of the Public Project

  • Developing systematic approach of health services export at the domestic level;
  • Establishment of a system for monitoring foreign patients treated in the Russian state, municipal and private clinics;
  • Attracting foreign citizens for treatment in Russian clinics.

Management of the Public Project

According to the passport of the Public Project, the head of the Public Project is Deputy Minister of Health of the Russian Federation, Oleg Salagai.

The administrative official of the Public Project is Director of the Department for International Cooperation and Public Relations of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Sergey Muraviev.

In accordance with the decree of the Minister of Health of the Russian Federation, Veronica Skvortsova, dated February 18, 2019, No. 64, "On the Coordinating Center for the Implementation of the Public Project Development of the Export of Medical Services” in order to ensure the implementation of the public project from April 1, 2019, on the basis of the FSBI Central Scientific Research Institute for Health and Social Development, the Coordinating Center for the implementation of the public project “Development of the Export of Medical Services” has been operating.

Interim Performance

In 2019 the target indicator “Number of foreign patients treated in Russian hospitals, thousands of people, cumulatively” was 564 thousand people, the target indicator “increasing the quantum of exports of health services by four times compared to 2017 (up to 1 billion US dollars annually)” was 470 million US dollars.

Materials

Information on the progress of the public project 'The development of health services exports' (In Russian) 2019

• Developing systematic approach of health services export at the domestic level;
• Establishment of a system for monitoring foreign patients treated in the Russian state, municipal and private clinics;
• Attracting foreign citizens for treatment in Russian clinics

Export of Medical Services Coordination Center Federal Research Institute for Health organization and informatics of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation

127256, Moscow, Dobrolyubova st., 11
export@mednet.ru
+7 (495) 618-07-92, add. 103
+7 (495) 618-07-92, add. 104

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