Russian Minister of Health and Social Development Tatyana Golikova and
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
National Security Council
Department of State
U.S. Agency for International Development
Ministry of Health and Social Development (MOHSD)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (RAMS)
Dates Group Convened:
HHS and MOHSD signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate joint research and experts’ exchanges in the areas of infectious disease, chronic and non-communicable disease, promoting healthy lifestyles, maternal and child health protection, and improving global health.
NIH and Russian Academy of Medical Sciences signed in Moscow a Statement of Intent on the development of scientific cooperation
NIH Associate Director of International Research and Director of the Fogarty International Center Dr. Roger Glass and Director of NIH’s Clinical Center, Dr. Gallin, met with Deputy Minister of Health Skvortsova in Moscow.
Dr. Jack Whitescarver, head of NIH’s Office of AIDS Research met with Russian counterparts in Moscow.
Secretary Sebelius and Deputy Health Minister Skvortsova met in Geneva and discussed a plan prepared by the parties to implement the Memorandum of Understanding, as well as noted the potential areas of cooperation (promoting healthy lifestyles, maternal and child health and scientific collaboration).
Agenda for Future: