The regional round table meeting on prematurity [UN]MISSED OPPORTUNITY took place on November 29, 2019 at the Russia Today international multimedia press centre. Almazov Centre brought together doctors from specialized medical facilities of St. Petersburg providing an opportunity to communicate with colleagues from other cities by teleconference.
Doctors of perinatal centres, pediatricians, neonatologists and pharmacists from Moscow, Balashikha, Ekaterinburg, Voronezh, Cheboksary discussed the issues related to breastfeeding, namely in-hospital pumping, viral infection risk (cytomegalovirus (herpes) and influenza) and the problem of vaccination in pregnancy. The specialists of Almazov Centre took an active part in the event.
Summing up the round table discussion, the participants agreed on the need to establish collective infectious safety, which can be achieved only if doctors raise awareness of these issues.