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11 December, Wednesday

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Veronika Skvortsova observed linear accelerators work at Ufa Oncology Center

Society

UFA, 29 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

During a working visit to the Bashkir capital, the Minister of Health of Russia Veronika Skvortsova visited the radiological department of the Republican Oncology Center and observed work of linear accelerators located there.

Total, three modern linear accelerators were put into operation at the Republican Oncology Center. One of them is the expanded Elekta Infinity, with photon emission energies of 6 MeV and 10 MeV, with an irradiation mode with a high dose of up to 14 Gy per minute, which allows implementing all the most modern irradiation techniques, including stereotactic radiosurgery and radiotherapy.

Thus, the Oncology Center operates devices that provide the highest speed and accuracy of radiation therapy, high throughput, and significantly improve the quality of care for people with cancer.

According to the head of the radiological department of the Oncology Center Fagim Moufazalov, five thousand people receive radiological treatment a year.

“By the spring of next year, we plan to introduce stereotactic radiation as an alternative to surgical treatment, and the patient will be able to choose. The procedure lasts up to 15 minutes. The device is universal, any tumor localization on the human body can be treated. The exposure field is from 2 to 40 cm, and you can influence several targets”, he said.

He also said that soon in Bashkiria for the first time in the country 7D radiation therapy would be available.

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UMPO will locate 250 units of high-tech equipment in new workshops

Economy/Business

UFA, 29 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Azat Gizatullin/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

Ufa Engine-Building Production Association (UEC-UMPO) is the developer and largest manufacturer of aircraft engines in Russia. It is part of the United Engine-Building State Corporation "Rostec". Today, Sergey Chemezov, General Director of Rostec State Corporation, and Radiy Khabirov, Head of Bashkortostan visited the production workshops of the enterprise. In 2018, UMPO completed the organization of a production and technological center No. 185, engaged in the production of VK-2500 engine components under the import substitution program. The managing director of UMPO Evgeny Semivelichenko told the guests that these components are used for helicopter engines.

At UMPO, work has been completed on the creation of three more production and technological centers, where 250 units of high-tech equipment will be installed. Their opening will take place soon. All centers are designed taking into account the best world standards and practices, including the application of lean manufacturing principles.

Recall that in January 2018, this center was visited by Russian President Vladimir Putin. He praised the scale of the deployed production and the technical equipment of the center.

In the test shop, the Rostec head, Sergei Chemezov, and the Head of Bashkortostan saw how the aircraft engines are tested.

The General Director of UEC JSC Alexander Artyukhov recalled that the association produced turbojet engines for aircraft of the Su-35, Su-27, Su-30 family, and separate components for the Ka and Mi helicopters. Currently, UEC-UMPO employs more than 23,000 people. The company is also a developer and lead manufacturer of a promising engine for the fifth-generation fighter Su-57.

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Veronika Skvortsova visited unified ambulance dispatch center in Ufa

Society

UFA, 29 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Rozaliya Valeeva/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

Russian Minister of Health Veronika Skvortsova visits the Unified Dispatch Center for Emergency Medicine in Ufa.

At present, dispatchers receive calls from Ufa and the Ufa region. 15 dispatchers are the shift on schedule.

According to Ayaz Kamalov, the chief physician of the ambulance station, the plans are to increase the call reception area.

They plan to divide Bashkiria into nine medical districts, and next year calls will come to Ufa from the Central (Ufa) District, which includes 16 municipalities.

When receiving a call, a task is formed and distributed among the substations.

Currently, on average in Ufa, 1,200 calls per day are received by the dispatching service, 3,200 calls are recorded in Bashkiria. The maximum number of calls is traditionally observed from 19 to 23.

Veronika Skvortsova was shown the work of tablets, with which the ambulance crews were equipped. All information about the patient is available to the doctors — chronic diseases, allergies, age. Also at the appointment, the emergency doctor fills in all the patient data that is available online in the RMIAS system.

The Minister talked with emergency doctors, inquired about their pressing problems and possible changes.

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Radiy Khabirov: Bashkiria acts as model for traditional religions cooperation

Politics

UFA, 29 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

The Muslim Ummah of Bashkortostan has great merit in strengthening interfaith peace in our country, said the Head of Bashkortostan Radiy Khabirov, speaking at a plenary meeting of the Strategic Vision Group “Russia-Islamic World”, which is taking place at the Ufa Congress Hall. According to him, our republic acts as a kind of model for traditional religions cooperation. The head of the region recalled that it was not by chance that in 1788, by decree of Empress Catherine II, Ufa was recognized as the center of Islam in Russia.

“In Bashkortostan, the traditions of Islamic education are strong, which were established by the famous madrasas “Galia” and “Gusmania”. Today it is necessary to use the vast experience of Islam in the moral education of youth, ”said Radiy Khabirov.

Recall that this year the meeting of the Strategic Vision Group “Russia – Islamic World” was devoted to the topic of interfaith harmony and dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the organization of Islamic cooperation, as well as the 90th anniversary of the prominent Russian politician Yevgeny Primakov, one of the founders of the Strategic Vision Group. The Forum delegates represent 25 countries.

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Schoolchildren from Bashkiria and Netherlands will take part in “Friendship Bridge” online conference

Culture

UFA, 29 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

The Center for Intercultural Partnership implements the "International scientific-practical conference" project – “Russia — the Netherlands in the era of the Napoleonic Wars. From war to the dialogue of cultures”. The project was awarded a grant from the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society.

Within the framework of the project, an international online conference “Friendship Bridge” is scheduled for December 19. Pupils of educational institutions of both countries will take part in it. The issues of studying and preserving the historical heritage of the period 1812-1813 will be discussed there. During the meeting, online presentations "What I know about Russia" and "What I learned about the Kingdom of the Netherlands" will be held.

The schoolchildren who demonstrate the best knowledge of the subject and the English language fluency will be invited to participate in the “Friendship Bridge” international online conference with pupils from educational institutions of both countries, which will be held in February 2020.

The purpose of the event is to stimulate schoolchildren’s interest in studying the history of their native land and foreign languages ​​to foster sustainable development, mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation of the peoples of the world, to preserve and popularize the historical heritage, and develop creative abilities.

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Second Republican Educational Forum will be devoted to healthcare issues - Head of Bashkiria

Society

UFA, 29 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

The Second Republican Educational Forum will be held in Ufa in February and will be dedicated to children's health. The Head of Bashkortostan Radiy Khabirov announced it at the yesterday session of "Education Hour".

“If at last year’s forum we talked about basic things, made the decision on a five-day school week, then we propose to devote the second forum completely to health issues. In my understanding, this should be a great interagency work involving the best specialists and interesting speakers. Let's work for the future. We should understand what we will do with the medical examination of schoolchildren and students, how to maintain the mental and moral health of our children”, the Head of the region addressed the heads of ministries and departments present at the meeting.

Work in this direction is already underway, said the Minister of Health of Bashkiria Maxim Zabelin. “Together with the Ministry of Education, we organized a complete renovation of school dental classrooms, which includes not only repair but also the supply of modern dental equipment. Somewhere such offices have already begun to examine children,” the minister said. “In terms of preventive medical examination, we now conduct trilateral work with the participation of the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Protection of the Population. Great importance is also attached to the creation of a psychotherapy center for schoolchildren and the implementation of a comprehensive program aimed at the reproductive health of girls and boys aged 12 to 18 years”.

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Ophthalmologist from Ufa again broke Russia's record for number of operations per day

Society

UFA, 28 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Natalia Ovcharuk/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

The head of the second microsurgical department of the Ufa Research Institute of Eye Diseases, eye surgeon Renat Kazakbaev broke the record of his colleague Gulnara Israfilova. In one day, the specialist performed 50 cataract phacoemulsification surgeries in the Yanaul Central District Hospital. Thus, the month-ago record was increased by seven operations.

“All operations for patients were performed absolutely free of charge, and neither the eye surgeon nor the Ufa Eye Research Institute does not have any financial benefits for the record number of operations with the highest quality,” the press service of the medical institution informs.

Doctors say that they are not chasing for quantity. This pace is due to the number of people who need operations and the large amount of work at the Institute, which does not allow for a long time to send ophthalmic surgeons to the regions of the republic.

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It is planned to allocate 1.5 billion rubles for Ufa airport reconstruction

Economy/Business

UFA, 28 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Galina Bakhshieva/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

The reconstruction project of the Ufa International Airport was included in the Comprehensive Plan for the expansion and modernization of the main infrastructure.

Total, 27 projects of regional airports were included in the list. Thus, only the air hub of the Bashkir capital represents the Volga Federal District there, the press service of the Ufa airport reports.

The first stage of the airdrome reconstruction, providing for the modernization of taxiways and the expansion of the apron, is estimated at 1.5 billion rubles.

“The reconstruction is necessary to meet the pace of air transportation development,” explained Alexander Andreev, General Director of Ufa Airport. “The implementation of this project will allow us to cope with the growing load on the airfield at peak hours and increase the efficiency of the reconstructed part of the apron by 50% due to its adaptation to servicing the main types of aircraft flying to the Ufa airport”.

As Bashinform News Agency reported earlier, on November 24, the passenger traffic of Ufa International Airport amounted to 3.2 million passengers, which exceeds the final figures for 2018. The press service of the airport said that this was also a historical record.

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Kyrgyzstan declared readiness to expand cooperation with Bashkiria

Economy/Business

UFA, 28 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Galina Bakhshieva/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

The business delegation of Bashkortostan is now in Kyrgyzstan, which will continue its work there until November 29, the press service of the State Committee RB for Foreign Economic Relations informs.

The day before, representatives of the Bashkir business community met with the Minister of Economy of Kyrgyzstan, Sanjar Mukanbetov. Participants discussed the prospects for developing business ties between the two republics.

“Kyrgyzstan currently takes 18th place among the trading partners of Bashkortostan. The potential for cooperation is quite high, we expect an increase in trade between our republics, ”said Lena Izotova, deputy chairman of the State Committee for Foreign Economic Relations RB. She invited the Kyrgyz side to participate in the Ufa “Export Time” Forum in 2020.

In turn, the head of the Ministry of Economy of Kyrgyzstan Sanjar Mukanbetov stated that the republic would be ready to expand cooperation in various sectors of the economy.

“Next year, we plan a return visit to Bashkortostan with the participation of our business circle representatives,” he added.

On the same day, representatives of the Bashkir enterprise “South Ural Weight Plant” presented automobile scales manufactured by the company to the Agency for Road, Water Transport, and Weight and Dimension Control at the Ministry of Transport and Roads of Kyrgyzstan.

The meeting with the head of the state administration — the Akim of the Issyk-Ata district of the Chui region Bayysh Kurmanov was fruitfully held. BashAktivKontrakt-plus LLC and the municipality agreed to establish a joint venture for the production and supply of seeds and agricultural machinery. Representatives of a brewery located in the area expressed their interest in purchasing raw materials for production.

Besides, Bashkir businessmen visited a number of companies. A meeting with the management of AY Holding took place, at which they presented their capabilities and manufactured products.

To date, 28 companies operate in Bashkiria with the participation of capital from Kyrgyzstan.

The turnover between the two republics for nine months of this year amounted to 35 million US dollars, including export — 34.6 million dollars.

Exports are mainly represented by fuel and energy products (47.0%), chemical products (20.3%), wood and pulp and paper products (17.5%), metals and products from them (7.7%).

Products worth $ 0.4 million were imported from Kyrgyzstan to Bashkiria. Import is represented by the supply of metals and products from them (40.0%), food products (38.9%) and engineering products (21.1%).

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Bashkiria and Bahrain plan to cooperate in economic sphere and tourism

Politics

UFA, 28 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Azat Gizatullin/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

Today, the Head of Bashkortostan Radiy Khabirov held a working meeting with the President of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa and the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to Russia Ahmed Abdulrahaman Al-Saati. They arrived in the republic to attend the 5th annual meeting of the Strategic Vision Group “Russia – Islamic World”.

The Head of the republic noted that it was a great honor for the region to welcome such distinguished guests and emphasized that the republic was one of the centers of Russian Islam. Nowadays, mosques are actively being built in Bashkortostan; there are already more than 1,400 of them.

“We pay great attention to cooperation with the countries of the Middle East, including the pearl of the Persian Gulf — the Kingdom of Bahrain,” said the Head of the region and spoke about the advantages of our republic.

In his response, the brother of King Bahrain, Sheikh Abdulrahman presented his greeting and marked the great potential of the republic.

“His Majesty maintains good relations with President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Many memorandums of cooperation have been signed between our countries in various spheres of life. We have something in common between Bahrain and your republic. We are rich in oil, and we know that your republic is very developed, great attention is paid to Islam here, to the development and preservation of its traditions. Our visit should contribute to the development of closer relations”, said Sheikh Abdulrahman.

According to the Head of Bashkortostan, the republic is open for cooperation, and there are many areas where mutually beneficial contacts can be established. In addition to petrochemicals, this is engineering and tourism.

“Our conversation with the Head of Bashkortostan turned out to be constructive; I brought him the greeting of our king. We have agreed that we will work on cooperation in various fields and will reach agreements signing”, Sheikh Abdulrahman told reporters.

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Passenger traffic volume at Ufa Airport exceeded historical maximum of previous years

Economy/Business

UFA, 28 November 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

The passenger flow of Ufa Airport amounted to 3.2 million passengers and exceeded last year's figures, the press service of Gostrans Bashkiria reports.

On November 24, the volume of passenger traffic of Ufa International Airport amounted to 3.2 million passengers, which exceeds the final figures of 2018.

The airport’s press service told the agency that this was also a historical record.

Earlier, Bashinform reported that passenger air traffic in Bashkiria was growing 40 times faster in 2019 than long-distance railway transport. Experts explained that due to the development of a competitive market, air tickets became comparable in price not only with the sleeping compartment fare but also with the open sleeping carriage fare with significantly higher comfort and shorter flight times.

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