The latest developments in the treatment of heart diseases and the training of professional personnel for district hospitals are on the agenda of the International Conference on Cardiology and Therapy held at the Belarusian State Medical University. Doctors from a dozen countries gathered in Minsk to talk with their Belarusian colleagues. Specialists note that the main task today is to provide decent medical care to every patient and introduce general practitioners. The training of such specialists will allow solving many related issues.