MEDHUNTQUIZ-2021 by TNMU Students from Ghana

The students of Ternopil National Medical University are active and positive. Even in quarantine, they find an opportunity to spend a useful and interesting time. On the initiative of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS), a medical quiz was held on January 23, 2021 in TNMU. It was prepared by representatives of the education department of this association with the support of Associate Professor Olena Pokryshko, the Deputy Director of the Centre for Educational Work and Cultural Development. Eight students of different years of Continue reading →

Kranj Ashvinbhai Gosai says: “Timely support to others is really important!”

A mentor, first of all, is an insider, that is, not just a person who has some theoretical knowledge, but who has passed the same way as his mentee does. The mentor can tell you about possible mistakes or difficulties, and how to avoid them or get ready for it. It helps the beginners develop faster, focus on the main goals, be more successful. In our case, mentors support the first-year students to better adjust to university studies, guide through the universities opportunities opened for Continue reading →

A Unique Virtual Learning Class has been Launched at TNMU

On January 15, 2021, a virtual education class has been launched in Ternopil National Medical University. It is equipped with special 3-D glasses – twelve Google Daydream and three Oculus Quest. The latest devices benefit students to examine in detail the various anatomical models in the 3-D dimension, to model surgical interventions and various clinical situations in the virtual reality. The class also has powerful specialized up-to-date computers that provide support for relevant software products and operation of the entire network. This learning space is Continue reading →

TNMU Mentor Project Helps International Students to Better Adjust to a New Way of Life

Mentoring programs are available in all European universities to help freshmen adjust to the learning process and harmoniously integrate into the student family. They take special care of international students. For example, in German universities there are volunteer projects Buddy Programm (“buddy” means “a friend”). Any student can become a mentor from the third year of study. The mentor helps to adjust to the new place, understand how the university works, and quickly get used to the new environment. Mentors help with finding housing, filling Continue reading →

TNMU Students from Ghana Organized an Online Meeting with University Alumni

The students of Ternopil National Medical University, like all future doctors in the world, study hard persistently. During the studies, they find time for communication, self-motivation, self-development and meetings. Through the quarantine, the representatives of the Ghana Students Association organized a virtual communication with all members of the fellowship and those who recently graduated from TNMU and work as doctors now. Professor Petro Selskyi, the Dean of the International Students Faculty, and Associate Professor Olena Pokryshko, Deputy Director of the Centre for Educational Work and Continue reading →

The Laboratory for Clinical Skills Development has been Being Set Up in TNMU

The Laboratory for Clinical Skills Development has been being set up in Ternopil National Medical University within the Ukrainian-Swiss project “Development of Medical Education”. In the last days of 2020, the coordinators of this program transferred to TNMU medical equipment necessary for this laboratory. All this is being set up in previously repaired special premises of the Center for Medical Simulation of our university. The Ukrainian-Swiss project provided the university with basic equipment to help practice most of the practical skills performed by a family Continue reading →

A New Student Project MedGRADiENT has been Initiated inTNMU

Ternopil National Medical University is not just a higher education institution, but also a place for personal development of each student.  During a study there, students have the opportunity to develop their skills  in science, volunteering, and leadership.  The TNMU administration provides comprehensive support for student initiatives.  Nowadays, a new educational project MedGRADiENT has been initiated by international students in TNMU and acquired university status. It was launched at the beginning of the lockdown in 2020 by the team of enthusiasts who seek to motivate Continue reading →

Within the Ukrainian-Swiss Project “Development of Medical Education” TNMU Teachers are Facilitators of Peer Groups

From October 12 to December 27, 2020, within the Ukrainian-Swiss Project “Development of Medical Education” a distance training course for facilitators of peer groups took place. The teachers of Ternopil National Medical University Oksana Sydorenko, Sofia Husak, Iryna Borovyk and Natalia Haliiash took part in it. Peer groups in institutions of higher medical education are the centers for teachers who strive for higher quality medical education and are constantly developing their teaching skills. These centres provide opportunities for professional progress and skills development. They are Continue reading →

TNMU Students Project “International Saint Nicholas”

Winter is a fabulous time for everyone, when we believe in miracles, dreams and good the most. It is also time of tangerines, bright colours on Christmas trees and gifts. Students of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University always know how to make a holiday for themselves and others. Thus, on December 21, 2020, the project “International St. Nicholas” was implemented. Anyone could take part in this event. The project was meant for exchanging gifts between Ukrainian and international students. The facilitator of the event, Iryna Continue reading →

TNMU and Akkon University of Human Sciences (Germany) Have Launched a Series of Webinars on Fighting COVID-19 and Responding of Health Care Systems in Ukraine and Around the World

The health care system of Ukraine is in transition and is still struggling with high rates of non-communicable and infectious diseases. In addition to the already critical state of the health care system and insufficient medical care, Ukraine has been hard affected by the coronavirus pandemic. At present, the health care system in Ukraine is in a tough economic situation and is experiencing a significant strain on finances and human resources due to the high level of infection in both urban and rural areas. For Continue reading →

TNMU Students Won in 12 Categories in the International Online Olympiad “Samarkand – 2020”

The International Online Olympiad for students of higher institutions for medical education “Samarkand – 2020” is an educational event aimed at promoting knowledge in various fields of medicine, as well as basic sciences, increasing interest in educational activities and science, creating opportunities for students to present their scientific and creative potential. It should be noted that Samarkand State Medical University has been a partner of Ternopil National Medical University for many years. This year the Olympiad in Samarkand took place on December 11-12, 2020. It Continue reading →

TNMU Employees are Tested for Free on the Presence of IgM and IgG Antibodies to the COVID-19Pathogen

As part of the RECOOP RCSS Grant No.25 Senior Scientists Grant 2020-2021 grant project by the RECOOP Association “Cross-Humoral Immunity Study between Coronaviruses Causing Seasonal Colds and SARS-CoV-2”, free examinations of the university staff are conducted at TNMU for IgM and IgG antibodies to the COVID-19 pathogen. Research is carried out in partnership with international experts. Today, it is established by the statistics published that the highest mortality rates from COVID-19 are in Europe and North America. At the same time, in Asia, where the Continue reading →

TNMU Students from Nigeria Organized a Medical Quiz

Students from more than 50 countries study at Ternopil National Medical University. They have not only excellent opportunities for education, but also for self-realization. On the 27th of November 2020, the Nigeria Students Union of TNMU under the leadership of Adeyemi David Ayooluwa, a 3rd year medical student, organized the first ever All-African Quiz. This competition was aimed at engaging students academically and most importantly bringing together all the African students within Ternopil State National Medical University. The competition involved African students’ representatives from: Nigeria, Ghana, Continue reading →

TNMU Lecturer Took Part in the Operational Group on the Analysis of Curricula and Trainings in Public Health

Natalia Terenda, Associate Professor of the Department of Public Health and Health Management of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University took part in the on line session of the Operational Group on the analysis of curricula and trainings in public health on December 10, 2020. The event was supported by the Public Health Centre of the Ministry of Health within the project “Support to Ukraine in development of a modern public health system” funded by the EU and implemented in Ukraine by the GFA Consulting Group Continue reading →

Winners of the Photo Art TNMU Project

Last month, the students of Ternopil National Medical University organized a photo contest “Photo Art”. Anyone could submit their own photos. According to the organizers, the photo taken by a phone can also be a real work of art. The main condition was to send photos in any subject area (landscape, composition, etc.) of up to 10 photos. The contestants were to be awarded with: 1st place – sweatshirt with the logo of our university; 2nd place – a certificate of a bookstore; 3rd place Continue reading →

TNMU Teacher is a Participant of the International Program of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

Each year, the organizing committee of the “NEXT-Mentoring” mentoring program of the European Society for Intensive Care in cooperation with the Research Centre selects motivated young people from around the world to support them in professional development, research work and strategic planning in it. Assistant Professor of the Department of Disaster and Military Medicine of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University Bohdana Pereviznyk applied a few months ago for competitive selection. Already this week, on December 7, 2020, the first meeting of the mentoring program took Continue reading →

Baltic University Programme Student Event, EU Annual Forum for the Baltic Sea Region

The Baltic University Programme is one of the largest university cooperation in the world, with about 90 participating universities in the Baltic Sea Region, cooperating for education and research in Sustainable Development and Democracy. Each year the EU is organizing a forum for the Baltic Sea Region. The forum is an event where business, politics, academia, civil society and state organizations meet to discuss the future of our region. This year, the meeting was held online and included 35 students from 10 countries: Latvia, Belarus, Continue reading →

TNMU is the Winner of the “People’s Brand” in the Nomination “Institutions of Higher Education”

The best companies, enterprises and organizations in Ternopil this year had the opportunity to verify their leadership. From October 1 till November 30, 2020 the voting for the “People’s Brand” took place. RIA Media has been the organizer of the contest for many years. This year, 2,979 companies took part in it. Ternopil National Medical University won in the nomination “Institutions Higher Education”. 3134 people voted for TNMU, which is a thousand votes more than the university, which was the second. The People’s Brand contest Continue reading →

Equipment Provided to TNMU within the Ukrainian-Swiss Project “Development of Medical Education” has been being Successfully Involved in Distance Learning

I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University has joined the Ukrainian-Swiss project “Development of Medical Education”. At the end of August 2020, TNMU received technical support from the project managers: i.e. laptops, monitors, TVs, webcams, multimedia speakers, tripods, microphones, extension cords, and software in order to provide more effective distance learning. All this equipment has been being used in current university educational process since the beginning of the academic year. The equipment is involved during lectures and practical classes, research and training online conferences, meetings of TNMU Continue reading →