On February 28 and March 1, 2023, university staff led by the rector of VSMU A.N. Chukanov took part in an online seminar held by specialists from the Republic of Cuba on the topics “For Vascular Surgeons” and “Use of Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor (Heberprot- P) as an Adjuvant Therapy”. The seminar was attended by Vice-Rector of Educational and Clinical Affairs A.N. Shchupakova, faculty of clinical departments of VSMU: vascular surgeons, endocrinologists, immunologists, and students of the laboratory of professional excellence. University staff and students actively participated in the discussion of reports, clinical situations and expressed their hope for further cooperation with specialists from the Republic of Cuba in the field of education, science and healthcare.