Medical Services during the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan

Elena Mikhaylovna Razumovskaya, Timur Sergeevich Mishakin, Mikhail Leonidovich Popov, Nadezhda Gennadyevna Kucevol


Public health is the most important factor in economic, political, social and cultural development of the country. Health is a fundamental, essential and socially important value. Health care system plays a substantial role in economic growth. Health care system - is one of the most important key factor in the preparation of any massive international event. The Success of such events largely depends on preparing of the health care system and medical service system. Medical service system is the most important in terms of the international sports events. Singularities of such events are: mass gatherings; the international level of the event; the probability of sports injuries among athletes, the need for athletes training and preparation, the doping control; the probability of emergency situations when a lot of people need medical assistance. Experience of the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan can be called the most successful and efficient. Preparation of medical service system played one of the main role in success of this event. So it defined the purpose of this article: to analyze experience of the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013. Accordingly, this study proposes a practical framework methodology to assist construction of the health care system and medical service system in terms of mass international sporting events.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n18p17

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