Rotary Clubs Sent Humanitarian Aid

Humanitarian consignments continue to arrive at the Volunteer Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University. On August 8, 2022, more than 200 kg of medicines and medical supplies in total value of 10 thousand dollars were received from the Rotary Club Zamosc and Missoula Centennial Rotary Club.   Our supporters have collected medical products that really are extremely important for military hospitals, which will help in the effective treatment and rehabilitation of Ukrainian defenders. The consignment included a considerable amount of immobilization splints, laryngeal and Continue reading →

TNMU Ranks First among Medical Universities of Ukraine in Summer Version of Webometrics Rating

At the end of July 2022, a new version of the Webometrics (Ranking Web of Universities) rating was published, which reflects the activities of higher education institutions during the first half of 2022. Ternopil National Medical University took first place among medical universities of Ukraine and tenth among 312 Ukrainian higher education institutions. Last year, we ranked second among medical universities and twenty-first among Ukrainian higher education institutions. In general, more than 30,000 universities in the world were evaluated for their presence in the web Continue reading →

TNMU Volunteer Centre Received Aid from the Neapolitan Community

On August 1, 2022, the Volunteer Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University received humanitarian aid for the needs of the army and military hospitals from the Association of Ukrainians of Naples through the Consulate General of Ukraine (Naples, Italy) and concerned Italians. It was brought to our centre by People’s Deputy of Ukraine Ivan Kalaur. Volunteers of our university received 50 kg of medicines and medical supplies, as well as 100 kg of personal hygiene products, clothes for patients of military hospitals and Continue reading →

TNMU Keeps Ranking First among Ternopil Universities in the Consolidated Rating

The educational information resource “” recently published the consolidated rating of higher educational institutions of Ukraine for 2022. According to it, I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University ranks first among higher educational institutions of Ternopil region and thirteenth among 250 universities of Ukraine. As for the all-Ukrainian indicator, compared to 2019, it improved by 17 positions, when TNMU was in thirtieth place. Our university also took 4th place among Western Ukrainian higher education institutions. The consolidated ranking of universities in 2022 covers the results of Continue reading →

Medicines for the Military from Spain and the USA

On August 2, 2022, Taras Kadobnyi, Associate Professor of our university, brought humanitarian aid from Ukrainians from Spain and the United States to the TNMU Volunteer Centre. Olha and Oleh Poplavskyi from the city of San Javier donated medicines and medical supplies to TNMU for the second time. All this will be distributed to the needs of our defenders and military hospitalists. The other part of the consignment was provided by the public organization “Desantno-kozatskyi rii” (Ternopil), which was received by the representatives of this Continue reading →

TNMU was Introduced in the “THEA Ukraine X” Program

From July 20 to 22, 2022, a kick-off workshop was held in online format for administrators of higher education in Ukraine who passed the preliminary selection within the framework of the “THEA Ukraine X” program. Multiplication workshops for higher education administrators in Ukraine (THEA Ukraine X) is a professional development and training program for Ukrainian higher education administrators with the aim of internationalization of higher education institutions (HEIs) and science management. The program qualifies two groups of 6 participants (higher education managers, e.g. heads of Continue reading →

TNMU Team Won a Grant from the Ukrainian-Swiss Project “Development of Medical Education”

At the beginning of winter, the team of the Ukrainian-Swiss project “Development of medical education” held a competition of research teams and ideas among pilot higher education institutions and received 16 proposals. Among them, the scientific committee chose 5 winning teams that will work with the support of the project. The scientific committee includes Maastricht University professors Wim Groot, Milena Pavlova, doctors Ninke de Jong and Tetiana Stepurko, PhD researchers Valentina Anufriyeva, Maria Schwab and Olena Levenets. The TNMU team won with their project “Students Continue reading →

TNMU Won a DAAD Grant for Students in the University of Würzburg

Russia’s war in Ukraine has a devastating effect not only on the infrastructure of the Ukrainian higher education system, but also greatly complicates the education of students, and especially future doctors, for whom live communication and learning within the walls of the hospital is extremely important. Thanks to the project “UA-MEDSAT: Ukraine MEDical SAtellite Teaching”, which is financed by the program of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) “Digital Ukraine: Ensuring academic success during the crisis (2022)” TNMU students will have the opportunity to improve Continue reading →

Austrian Professor Harald Teufelsbauer: “Our Profession Allows Doing the Impossible”

In his interview, Prof. Harald Teufelsbauer (Professor of the Medical University of Vienna, Department of General and Vascular Surgery), who is an old friend and Honourary Professor of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University spoke about his family, his favourite work and the possibilities of modern vascular surgery. Professor Teufelsbauer is a well-known specialist in the field of vascular surgery, who uses the technique of open surgery with minimally invasive endovascular intervention for the treatment of aneurysms and vascular thrombosis. He has a sincere look Continue reading →

Ukrainians from Spain Help Our Defenders

On July 21, 2022, Taras Kadobnyi, TNMU Associate Professor, brought humanitarian aid from Olha and Oleh Poplavskyi from the city of San Javier (Spain) to TNMU Volunteer Centre. This consignment was delivered to Ukraine by carriers Serhii Belko and Ihor Hladii.   Ukrainians from Spain handed over medicines used in cases of epilepsy, haemostatic drugs, medicines to lower blood pressure, as well as medical supplies. We express our appreciation to Olha and Oleh Poplavskyi for their assistance. TNMU Press Secretary, Yanina Chaikivska. Photographs by Mykola Continue reading →

Humanitarian Aid from Elected Officials

  On July 21, 2022, People’s Deputy of Ukraine Ivan Kalaur brought 120 metres of fabric to the Volunteer Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University to manufacture individual first-aid kits and military tactical stretchers, as well as tourniquets. The fabric will be sent to the sewing shop, where the overalls and stretchers will be made. TNMU volunteers will provide the first aid kits with everything necessary. The administration and staff of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University express their deepest appreciation to People’s Continue reading →

TNMU Volunteer Centre Received Humanitarian Aid from a Ukrainian Refugee

  This week, Olha Tedeieva, a refugee who moved to Ternopil from Enerhodar in the first days of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, handed over medicines and medical products to the TNMU Volunteer Centre. The woman received them from her friend from abroad and decided to give them to those who will need these medicines the most. She also brought energy bars for our defenders. Olha Tedeieva is one of those who managed to leave Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia region, in the first days of the Continue reading →

Volunteers of “Misericordia” Continue Their Charitable Mission

Volunteers of the university organisation “Misericordia” have repeatedly visited and helped the Ternopil Regional Child Rehabilitation and Development Centre and continue to do so during the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, because children need special support in such a difficult time. On July 17, 2022, our tireless volunteers again visited this institution with the provided by the representatives of the NGO “Desantno-kozatskyi rii” Olha Moseiko, head of the “Zbruch” ensemble and deputy director of the Ternopil Regional Philharmonic Vasyl Irmiichuk, TNMU Associate Professor Taras Kadobnyi, Continue reading →

Joint Efforts of TNMU Volunteers and the City to Approach Our Victory

On July 18, 2022, the Volunteer Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University handed over to our defenders a considerable consignment of tasty food products, which were made with love. This parcel was organized by the joint efforts of TNMU volunteers, public organization “Bunker S” and Natalia Sholomeichuk. The latter provided a large amount of homemade canned meat, pastries, noodles, and tomato sauce. All this is made with great concern for those who are fighting against the Russian invaders, and with faith in the Continue reading →

TNMU Volunteer Centre Received Aid from Supporters in Austria and Germany

Recently, Associate Professor of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University Taras Kadobnyi, together with his volunteer team, delivered to TNMU a consignment of medicines, medical supplies, children’s bedding from the supporters in Germany and Austria – Martin Mühlbacher, Johannes Mühlbacher, Mattias Mühlbacher. This is already the third humanitarian aid from family members who own a network of pharmacies in these two countries. TNMU Press Secretary, Yanina Chaikivska. Photographs by Mykola Vasylechko.

Support from Polish Students of TNMU

Poland and its citizens are big supporters of Ukraine in the full-scale war started by Russia. The TNMU Volunteer Centre constantly receives humanitarian consignments from students obtaining education at our university, Polish partners, Ukrainians living in this country, and Polish citizens. On July 13, 2022, a third-year student, Julia Hirchy-Zak, together with her father, Marek Zak, brought 40 kg of medical supplies to Ternopil Medical University. TNMU Press Secretary, Yanina Chaikivska. Photographs by Mykola Vasylechko.

TNMU Students Organized a Charity Event to Raise Funds for the Purchase of a Drone for the Armed Forces of Ukraine

On July 8, 2022, an event called “Friday Evening” took place in the student canteen of Ternopil National Medical University. To participate, students had to make a charitable contribution of 70 UAH for the purchase of a drone for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The participants of the event had the opportunity to watch the Ukrainian film “Nomery (Numbers)”, enjoy live music from the Ternopil band “Stan svidomosti (State of Consciousness)”, chat and play board games together with friends. In total, the students managed to Continue reading →

Discussion of Training Programs in Specialty 223 “Nursing”

On June 30, 2022, I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University for the third time in the last two years held a round table discussion on the improvement of training programs in the specialty 223 “Nursing” with the participation of TNMU administration, guarantors of training programs, external stakeholders and other interested parties. The meeting began with the speeches of Arkadii Shulhai, TNMU Vice-Rector for Science and Education, and Ivan Klishch, TNMU Vice-Rector for Research, who outlined the modern challenges in the training of nurses. Arkadii Shulhai Continue reading →

TNMU Volunteer Centre Received a V.A.C. Device and Other Means to Save the Lives of Military Personnel

Steven Tereshchenko-Schuster is a volunteer in Germany who is concerned about the fate of Ukraine. From the first days of the war, he became a volunteer with the aim of helping Ukrainians in the current war with Russia, for which we are deeply grateful. On July 12, 2022, Stephen Tereshchenko-Schuster brought another consignment of humanitarian aid to the Volunteer Centre of TNMU, including a V.A.C. apparatus, 200 tourniquets, 100 haemostatic sponges, 720 atraumatic scissors, as well as medicines and other medical supplies. “I am deeply Continue reading →