Ternopil State Medical University professor participated in the Great Teachers Seminar

In June 2018, head of TSMU Department of Pediatric Diseases and Pediatric Surgery Professor Oksana Boyarchuk trained at MacEwan University (Edmonton, Canada). Participating in the training program were also faculty from other Ukrainian partners of MacEwan University: Natalia Starynska from the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” and Oleksandr Avramchuk from Ukrainian Catholic University. The participants started their training with a visit to the Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ). Academic year at MacEwan University runs from September to April. From April to the end Continue reading →

TSMU students donated equipment for rehabilitation of children with special needs

To mark International Children’s Day on June 1, 2018 TSMU students Abdelgawwad Ahmed Salem Mohammed, Saleh Abdelrahman Khaled Ibrahim, Juliet KusiBoateng, Daniel Aganren, Osman Sheriff Abdulkadir, Alele PreciousGift and deputy director of Ternopil State Medical University Center for Academic and Cultural Development Olena Pokryshko visited the educational complex №28 in Ternopil. The visit was a part of the project Let’s Make Life of Children Happier that took place at TSMU in April and May. Representatives of our university brought students of the school rehabilitation equipment. Continue reading →

Joint Canadian-Ukrainian Course on Global Health took place in TSMU

On May 15-25, 2018 Ternopil State Medical University hosted a joint Canadian-Ukrainian course Global Health. This course was developed within the framework of cooperation between TSMU and MacEwan University (Edmonton, Canada). Course participants included 20 students of MacEwan University Faculty of Nursing, and 8 students of TSMU Faculty of Medicine. Leaders and developers of the course from the Canadian side were Elizabeth Burgess-Pinto, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Department of Nursing Science, and Christine Shumka, RN, MN, BScN, Nurse Educator at the Faculty of Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University researcher trained at Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse, France)

Ph.D. student of TSMU Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology Halyna Loi trained as part of the PhD program from October 2017 until April 2018 at the Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases (I2MC) of Paul Sabatier University and Toulouse University Hospital as a part of academic mobility project Erasmus +. Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases (I2MC). University Hospital (L’hôpital de Rangueil). In 2017 Ternopil State Medical University began cooperation with Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse) and received Erasmus + funding for student mobility and Continue reading →

Results of competition among TSMU students to study at Wroclaw Medical University

On May 21, 2018,  TSMU department of international relations finalized results of a competition for 3rd and 4th year medical students to study at Wroclaw Medical University for one semester during the 2018-2019 academic year. Competition committee included professors A.H.Shulhai and I.R.Selskyi, assoc. profoessors H.A.Krytska, N.E.Lisnychuk, T. A. Kovalchuk and A.I.Mastalir, and assistant professor M.Y. Kychula. Committee members carefully studied applications and documents submitted by the students. Selection criteria included academic achievements of the applicants. In addition, the applicants were interviewed to assess their professional Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University researchers continue studying epidemiology, manifestations and prevention of Lyme disease

On May 17, 2018 a working group of scientists from TSMU Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology visited five forestry districts of Volyn region. The work aimed to assess understanding by the foresters of epidemiology, main clinical manifestations and prevention of Lyme disease, and to carry out clinical and laboratory studies to detect borreliosis bacteria in risk groups. The research is a part of a joint project Study of Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Manifestations of Lyme Disease in the Endemic Regions of Ukraine, including Ternopil region, Continue reading →

TSMU students-members of EMSA organized an assembly and selected a new team

Ternopil branch of the European Medical Student Association held the final event of the year. Members of the organization, students of Ternopil State Medical University  congregated a Ukrainian Assembly of EMSA. 95 students from different cities of Ukraine attended this event. Today in Ukraine there are 8 branches of the European Medical Student Association, all of them being active in medical schools. Dean of International Students’ Faculty professor Petro Selskyi address all present on behalf of TSMU administration during the official opening, wishing productive pork Continue reading →

Faculty of TSMU Department of Children’s Diseases and Pediatric Surgery took part in the events of the World PI Week

Every year on April 22-29, the World PI Week is observed to bring together patients, parents, doctors, junior medical staff, politicians and health organizers in promoting awareness of primary immunodeficiency diseases. This was the fourth year Ukraine joined events of the Week. On April 26-27, 2018 an international research symposium Diagnosis and Treatment of Hematologic Pathology in Children with Primary Immunodeficiencies took place in Kyiv. This was 14th forum within the framework of the Central-Eastern European Scientific-Educational Program J-Project, aimed at improving medical support of Continue reading →

Lecture Immunization Programme in Ukraine, Reflections from Global and Regional Perspectives

On May 30, 2018, at 10 am at TSMU Assembly Hall (4th floor, Administrative Building)  Dr. Niyazi Cakmak gives a lecture  Immunization Programme in Ukraine, Reflections from Global and Regional Perspectives. Dr. Cakmak is a Team Lead (Immunization System Strengthening) of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Immunization Programme, Division of Health Emergencies and Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark.  

TSMU dentistry scholar of took part in the work of International Medical Congress for Students and Young Doctors MedEspera 2018 in Chișinău, Moldova

Ternopil State Medical University researchers attended the 5th International Medical Congress for Students and Young Doctors MedEspera 2018 which took place on May 3-5. Head of the Department of Orthopedic Dentistry, Professor Petro Hasiuk, and the postgraduate student of the Department of Dentistry Volodymyr Radchuk visited Nicolae Testemiţanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Chișinău, Moldova. The visit began with an official meeting of the delegation with the dean and heads of main departments of the university. At the plenary session of the conference, Continue reading →

TSMU signed a cooperation agreement with Al-Hawash Private University

A delegation from Al-Hawash Private University (Homs, Syria), which included Chair of the HPU Board of Trustees Mr. Kamel Ayoub and HPU Vice-Rector for Scientific Affairs Prof. Mohammed Alnukkari, made an official visit to Ternopil State Medical University. Al-Hawash Private University  is one of the largest private institutions of higher education in Syria. There are Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Cosmetology. During a meeting with TSMU rector Prof. Mykhaylo Korda, the visitors discussed the questions of initializing joint research projects and implementing a program Continue reading →

Festival of Global Cuisines took place at TSMU

As reported earlier, Ternopil State Medical University launched a charity drive to raise funds for disadvantaged children. TSMU students want bring joyful experiences into the lives of children in need, and to do this they are equipping a rehabilitation room in the School 28 for children with speech, vision, and mental impairments. One of the events of the drive took place on May 3, 2018. In the courtyard of TSMU Administrative Building students from Ukraine, Egypt, Yemen, Namibia, Poland, Nigeria and India organized a Festival Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University students visited assisted living house with a charity event

Department of Foreign Languages ​​ organized a visit of Ternopil State Medical University students and teachers to Petryky regional geriatric boarding house. A traditional event dedicated to the Mother’s Day, its goal was to bring some care and help to the elderly living in the boarding house, share respect and love. Each person received sweets from the students. In addition, the teachers of the department and medical students donated blood pressure monitors, thermometers, and hygiene products. Students prepared and gave a concert, reciting the unforgettable Continue reading →

TSMU students placed third in a simulation medicine competition in Poland

Team of Ternopil State Medical University, consisting of students of the Faculty of Medicine Bohdana Pereviznyk, Kateryna Vorobets, Nargiz Dzhavadova, Roman Huk and Ihor Bihar took the third place in the SimChallenge Student Competition on simulation medicine. The competition took place on April 26-29, 2018 in Lublin, Poland. Accompaniying the team were head of the Department of Disaster and Military Medicine, professor Arsen Hudyma and director of the Stimulation Training Center Halyna Tsymbaliuk. TSMU team also participated in the VI Congress on Medical Education and Continue reading →

Rector of Ternopil State Medical University met with Director of Ukrainian State Center for International Education and Secretary of the Embassy of India

On May 3, 2018, rector of Ternopil State Medical University Professor Mykhaylo Korda met with Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of India Bharat Singh Bisht and director of Ukrainian State Center for International Education Olena Shapovalova.   Dr. Korda updated Bharat Singh Bisht on the activities and achievements of TSMU. Currently the university enrolls 236 students from India. In total, 1706 international students from 58 countries study at TSMU. The Secretary of the Embassy had the opportunity to examine facilities and equipment of Continue reading →

TSMU hosted the International Medical Congress of Students and Young Scientists

Every year, Ternopil State Medical University welcomes several hundred young people, who come to participate in the International Medical Congress of students and young scientists. On April 23-25, they gathered in the recreation complex Chervona Kalyna discuss current medical issues. 234 of the participants represented Ukrainian universities while 254 were from TSMU. In total, 576 papers were submitted to the forum: 566 of them from Ukraine, and 10 from abroad. In addition to the scientific program, the participants had an opportunity to visit significant architectural, Continue reading →

TSMU Association of Nigerian Students organized a sports festival

A sports festival took place in Ternopil State Medical University for the second year in a row. Last year, the event was organized by the members of Indian Students’ Association, while this year‘s competition was organized by the Association of Nigerian Students of Nigeria. In a number of tournaments held in April, students competed for the championships in volleyball, basketball, badminton, football, and table tennis. The festival started on April 7, 2018 with qualifying football matches. Table tennis tournament began on April 13, basketball matches Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University scholars took part in seminar on kidney health of children with spina bifida

Head of TSMU Department of Children’s Diseases and Pediatric Surgery, Professor Oksana Boyarchuk and assistant professor Kateryna Hlushko took part in an informational day on kidney health and treatment of children with spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Our researchers attended the event, which took place April 21, 2018 in Antwerp, Belgium, at the invitation of director of the international organization Child-Help International Pierre Mertens and with assistance of chairman of the NGO Siaivo Dukha (Shining Spirit) Mariana Koshmaniuk. The information day was held under the aegis Continue reading →

TSMU international student took first place in the Olympiad on Latin language and Medical Terminology

Students of the Ternopil State Medical University took part in the 2nd stage of National Student Olympiad on Latin Language and Foundations of Medical Terminology, which took place on April 26-27, 2018, at the Department of Foreign Languages, Latin Language and Medical Terminology of the Ukrainian Medical Dentistry Academy (Poltava). Participating in the Olympiad were almost 80 students from seventeen medical schools of Ukraine. First vice-rector of the Academy, professor Valentyn Dvornyk and head of the Department of Foreign Languages, Latin Language and Medical Terminology, Continue reading →