Monthly Archives: March 2017

TSMU professor of epidemiology and infectious diseases participated in the Annual Meeting of American Academy of Dermatology in Orlando, USA

Ternopil State Medical University scholar, Professor of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Svitlana Halnykina participated in the 2017 AAD Annual Meeting, which took  place 3 – 8 March 2017 in Orlando,USA. The event was held in one of the largest convention venues in the United States, Orange County Convention Center, which is second only to McCormick Place in Chicago. The organizers not only created a comfortable work environment for the five-day event, but also presented the latest achievements and promising developments in modern dermatology. The dermatologists Continue reading →

Rector’s Cup is presented to the winners of basketball tournament

Ternopil State Medical University supports athletics and encourages participation of students in sports competitions. On 14-16 March 2017, TSMU athletic complex hosted a basketball tournament for the Rector’s Cup, and dedicated  to the 60th anniversary of the University. According to the tournament’s organizer Ivan Kalka, competing for the grand prize were 15 teams , representing all faculties of the University. The Faculty of Medicine delegated six teams; Faculty of Dentistry, five; Faculty of Pharmacy, one team; the Human Health course, one team; and the International Students Continue reading →

TSMU students planted an orchard

Administration of the Faculty of Medicine and Student Council of Ternopil State Medical University initiated on March 16, 2017 planting of 60 fruit trees on the grounds of Academic  and Recreation complex Chervona Kalyna. Students and instructors have dedicated this event to the upcoming 60th anniversary of TSMU. ” First and second year students from the Faculty of Medicine were actively involved in laying out the orchard. We would like to thank the Dean Halyna Krytska for her organizational support.  We have planted 60 fruit Continue reading →

Rector of TSMU met with students

A traditional meeting of Ternopil State Medical University rector Professor Mykhaylo Korda with the student body took place on March 13, 2017. This was the day of TSMU student conference, when the doctors in training gathered to review the report of Student Council Audit Committee and approve its budget for next year. Dr. Korda outlined University proposal to improve academic environment and students’ living conditions. In particular, a cafeteria located in one of the Zhivova dormitories will be refurbished during the summer. Vice- rector on research Continue reading →

TSMU Choir continues its charitable work

We previously wrote that Ternopil State Medical University choir donated to several items Ternopil hospice, including 3 bedside toilets and 10 sets of bed linen. (More here: However, this was only the first step in the philanthropy efforts of our choristers. On Monday 13 March, representatives of the choir completed the second part of charitable giving  to medical facilities. They purchased a refrigerator as well as nebulizers and IV stands for the pediatric hematology department of city hospital. Our artistic teachers and students handed Continue reading →

TSMU Students from India celebrated Holi, the festival of colors

Holi, or the festival of colors is a popular Hindu celebration in India. It is also celebrated in Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and other countries with the Indian diaspora. Holi celebrations survived from the ancient times to our days in their original form. Recent studies suggest that Holi Festival has a history going back for two thousand years. On Sunday, March 12, Indian students of Ternopil State Medical University celebrated Holi in one of TSMU dormitories. The celebrations were bright and in keeping with Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University students organized a screening of films on medical topics

On March 10 TSMU students -members of Ternopil branch of the European Medical Students Association, at organized a Movie Fest, which took place at Palace Cinema. The screening was open to anyone interested in watching movies on medical topics.   According to the head of the Ternopil EMSA branch Parth Sabya Sachi, the main purpose of the event was to renew the interest of students in medicine and encourage them to reflect on the importance of the chosen profession. That is why the members of Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University researcher participated in Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference and Exhibition – DUPHAT 2017

TSMU associate professor of pharmaceutical chemistry, dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy of Lilia Lohoida on 7-9 March 2017 took part in Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference, which takes place annually in Dubai (United Arab Emirates). The pharmaceutical industry worldwide is undergoing significant transformation toward increased automation, specialization and, ultimately, improved quality. DUPHAT has also evolved since its inception in the mid-1990 to become a comprehensive and internationally recognized pharmaceutical conference. Today the international scientific program of the symposium and exhibitions bring together practicing Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University signed a cooperation agreement with Wyższa Szkoła Planowania Strategicznego in Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland

On March 6, 2017 Vice Chancellor of the University of Strategic Planning in Dąbrowa Górnicza Roman Szopa met with Ternopil State Medical University rector Dr. Korda to discuss areas of cooperation.   This Polish institution of higher education has one of the largest in the country simulation training centers, used to train first responders and paramedics. The university also has programs training ambulance teams and emergency care professionals. Talking about education in Wyższa Szkoła Planowania Strategicznego, Roman Szopa emphasized that students are taught all steps Continue reading →

University-wide volunteer movement Misericordia collected care package items for the troops

Charity work in Ternopil State Medical University has deep roots. Members of a local history group Terpoliany, Ukrainian and international students alike, have been taking part in charitable activities for quite some time. Recently leader of the group, associate professor Taras Kadobnyi with support of TSMU administration and deans organized a university-wide volunteer movement Misericordia. On March 2, 2017 Ukrainian and international students of TSMU prepared care packages for the servicemen of the 81st Mechanized Brigade. First year students Piotr Ostrowski and Sandra Slawinska organized Continue reading →

Acting Minister of Health of Ukraine Uliana Suprun visited Ternopil State Medical University  

On March 3, 2017 head of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine Uliana Suprun came to Ternopil State Medical University for a working visit. The Minister met with TSMU Rector Mykhaylo Korda, head of Ternopil Regional State Administration Stepan Barna, head of the regional health administration Volodymyr Boyharchuk, and Ternopil Mayor Sergii Nadal.          They discussed the proposal of healthcare reforms planned for the next three years as well as questions of improvements in the quality of health services, and training of qualified medical Continue reading →

TSMU students held a meeting of the European Medical Students’ Association

On February 24, 2017 Ternopil State Medical University students members of European Medical Students’ Association met to discuss digestive disorders.   EMSA, a non-profit group,  is implementing projects and activities in the areas of medical education, medicine, medical ethics and culture, European integration, and healthcare. Members of the European Medical Students’ Association often represent our university at conferences in Ukraine and abroad. This time EMSA members prepared a number of reports on topics related to digestive disorders, and invited Associate Professor of the Department of Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University students organized a number of activities for the World Day of Immunity

First day of March is recognized as the World Day of Immunity. The reason this particular date was chosen is because early spring is known for exacerbating problems associated with weakened immune system. For this occasion, students of Ternopil State Medical University organized a series of events. In particular, a volunteer group led by student Mariana Pozun visited two local schools with lectures of the topic of immunity. “We decided to come to Ternopil schools 6 and 15 to share with pupils the secrets of good immunity. Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University students from India organized a celebration for military personnel

Since previous year Ternopil  city library has been implementing a rehabilitation project for police and military personnel using book and art therapy. Project manager, librarian Nadia Kachurovska said that these events are aimed to contribute to socialization the military, and expand their social circle. At the invitation of Ms. Kachurovska and junior group of Elina Abakarov school of Indian dance “Amrita”,  on February 26, 2017 TSMU Indian students took part in the event “India, close and far away”.  Soldiers, officers and their families came to learn Continue reading →

Students of TSMU Preparation Department celebrated International Mother Language Day

Some events, such as International Mother Language Day, observed annually on 21 February, can unite people across the world. To observe this occasion, instructor of the preparation department for international students Larysa Nalizhyta held an open ethnography class. At the start of the lesson classes the students greeted each other in their native languages – English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Berber (national language of Morocco), Ibibio, Edo (national African languages) and of course Ukrainian. Then they listened about a brief history of the International Mother Language Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University supported launching the Diabetes School

On February 23, 2017 Children’ Diabetes School Opened in Ternopil Regional Children’s Hospital. This is a joint project of the hospital and Ternopil State Medical University. The opening ceremony was attended by the head of Ternopil State Regional Administration Stepan Barna, head of Health Department of the Administration Volodymyr Bohaychuk, and TSMU vice-rector for academic and clinical work, Professor Stepan Zaporozhan.   “Today the idea of creating such schools is being disseminated within entire Ukraine. It has originated in Kharkiv, where guidelines for these institutions Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University together with Canadian experts will develop nursing care guidelines

Victor Hetmanchuk, Chairman of the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) on February 24, 2017 met with rector of Ternopil State Medical University, Dr. Korda to develop areas of cooperation. In particular, the discussion focused on networking with Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario in Canada and initializing a joint project to create nursing care guidelines. Victor Hetmanchuk noted that Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario is looking for partners in Ukraine to share their knowledge and encourage nurses to fully participate in the formulation and provision of health Continue reading →

TSMU faculty took part in the meeting of Association of Family Physicians of Ternopil region and conference “Innovations in medical science in the practice of family doctors”

On February 16, 2017 Ternopil City Community Hospital 2 hosted a conference “Innovations in medical science in the practice of family doctors” in conjunction with a meeting of NGO Association of Family Physicians of Ternopil region. The conference was organized by the faculty and staff of TSMU Department of primary health care, general practice and family medicine, NGO Association of Family Physicians of Ternopil region with support by the Department of Health of Ternopil Regional State Administration. More than 180 general practitioners: family doctors, internists Continue reading →