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Scientists discuss mathematical models of epidemiology

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On April 12, the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly took part in the scientific conference "Science and higher education: in search of answers to the challenge of the global epidemiological crisis."


The conference was organized by the National Engineering Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NIA RK) and timed to coincide with the Day of Science.

The main issues for discussion were the contribution of science to the fight against the pandemic, the transformation of the education system in conditions of self-isolation and international cooperation.

The chairman of the conference, president of the NIA RK, deputy of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, academician Bakytzhan Zhumagulov. In his greeting, he called on the days of the pandemic to show restraint and will in overcoming the common misfortune, citing the key points of the appeal “When we are united, we are invincible” to the compatriots of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev.

report "On mathematical models for predicting the development of a new coronavirus COVID-19". He dwelled on a brief history of mathematical models of epidemiology and talked about new developments in this area made in China, Russia and Kazakhstan. Using a number of specific formulas, scientists in Kazakhstan came to the conclusion that the decline of the pandemic, while maintaining the existing methods of combating it in the country, will come in mid-May.

Next report "On the formation of a comprehensive scientific and technical program to counter the epidemiological crisis and its consequences for the economy" made the head of the department of the Kazakh National University. Al-Farabi, President of the Korean Scientific and Technical Society "Kahak", Doctor of Chemical Sciences, Academician of the NIA RK Grigory Moon. The proposed scientific and technical program (STP) consists of three blocks and focuses on current areas to counter the spread of coronavirus. The program has already aroused interest in the business community.

Natalia Belenko, Head of the Department of International Economic Cooperation of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Candidate of Psychological Sciences , spoke about the economic cooperation of the EAEU countries in the context of the epidemiological crisis of 2020.

"Are we ready to handle these challenges? At the start, each country tried to cope with the pandemic on its own by closing its borders. Now the trend has changed and we see how states have begun to unite in the fight against the pandemic at the intergovernmental levels. Completeness of information, speed and validity of decision-making and executive discipline are the three main pillars on which interstate cooperation is based today,” Natalia Belenko noted.

“Now it is necessary to focus on the social aspect of solving the problems associated with the pandemic,” says Natalia Belenko. - An individual "turned off" from the social context cannot exist for a long time. People need more detailed and reliable information so that this information is more positive. For example, it is necessary to talk more about real measures of state support and the transfer of various activities to an online format.” 

She added that the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly is translating previously planned events into this format. The nearest one will take place on April 24 - "Meeting on the Elbe 75".

The problems of transition to mass distance higher education were touched upon in his speech by Doctor of Chemistry, Candidate of Physics and Mathematics Sciences, Academician of NIA RK Ibragim Suleimenov.

Crimean colleagues joined the conference by sending video messages to the organizers. 

Video message "The epidemiological crisis of 2020: objective and subjective factors" by the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and Political Science of the Crimean Federal University. IN AND. Vernadsky, Doctor of Philosophy, Professor Oleg Gabrielyan.

The report "Psychological Support for the Activities of Higher School Teachers in a Pandemic" was presented by Associate Professor of the Department of Psychology of Sevastopolsky State University, candidate of psychological sciences Marina Kostsova.

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