The Department carries out research on healthy lifestyle in different social and age-dependant population groups; organization of prevention technology of female reproductive system disorders, risk management and suicide prevention technologies, male health as a part of demographic potential, providing evidence of organization models of in-patient health care management (regional infection care in Grodno region), health assessment of families with many children, investigation of “doctor-patient” communication process.

The Department currently provides teaching of the following academic disciplines: History of Medicine (18 lectures, 108 practical hours for students of the Medical Faculty for International Students), Public Health Care (20 lectures, 645 practical hours for students of the Medical Faculty for International Students), Health Care Management, Basics of Intellectual Property Management, Medicine Law, Professional Communication in Medicine in 5 faculties. A great number of educational manuals have been published at the department (more than 70), 10 of them have been proved by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus. More then 20 educational standard programs have been published. Mobile Advanced Training Courses of All-Union Institute of Advanced Medical Education were held in 1991. Advanced Training Cycles for nurses with higher education and Health Care managers were organized in 2005, 2006, 2015, 2017, 2018.

The Department provides training of post-graduates (Postgraduate Master’s degree students and clinical residents).

The Departments collaborates with National Research Health Care Institute (Moscow), Medical Faculty of Vilnius Medical University (Lithuania), Bialystok, Lublin, Wroclaw, Poznan Medical Academies (Poland), Warsaw University, Russian Society of Sociologists, Historians of Medicine