From 28 May to 2 June 2012, Dialog Health organised a workshop in Toulouse, to introduce executive healthcare professionals from Russia and Kazakhstan
to the French Healthcare system, and for them to visit different types of French health facilities.
Healthcare is indeed one the top priorities for France and its healthcare system is known as one of the best in the world.
The successful workshop, held in the Health Department Regional Office
, as well as a site visit to the Castres Mazamet State Medical Centre
, gave participants an overview of the French Healthcare system and a chance to discuss its strengths, challenges and opportunities.
A visit to the Lagarrigue manufacturing plant of orthopedic devices
focused on the importance of developing new technologies for disabled people to be fully integrated into society. Delegates also discovered options currently available thanks to existing technologies.
All delegates thanked their hosts for a great opportunity to discover methodologies and practices of one of the world's leading health systems. Mr. Mach, Head of the Department of New Medical Technologies of Novokuznetsk, highlighted the outstanding role of French experts in the development of methods for the early detection of some diseases.