Medical expeditions to Kuril Islands
In 2005 the Centre of National Glory and the Foundation of St. Andrew the
In 2007 the Centre of National Glory and the Foundation of St. Andrew the
People who live in remote island areas, far from the federal centre, have a chance to get help from leading Russian doctors despite difficulties with transport availability.
In recent years the expedition visits the islands twice a year — in spring and in autumn. Thousands of people come to see the doctors during every expedition. There were several occasions when the doctors’ arrival literally saved people’s lives. Annually the delegation of the Foundation of St. Andrew the
The cultural and educational programme of the expedition includes concerts and exhibitions, film presentations and meetings with Russian actors. The events gather a lot of people and always give the best impressions and positive emotions for the local people.