Joint Help for Successful Rehabilitation of Our Defenders

On July 5, 2022, on the initiative of Viktor Pyda, Associate Professor of the Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Taras Kadobnyi, Associate Professor of the Department of Higher Education Pedagogy and Social Sciences, and students of the Faculty of Medicine, Marta Struk, Ivan Klymash, with the support of the head of the Velyki Haii United Territorial Community, Oleh Kokhman, and his deputy, Halyna Kravchyniuk, Mykulyntsi Regional Physiotherapy Hospital received personal hygiene products, food products, dressing materials and medicines for our defenders who are there Continue reading →

TNMU Partners from Vienna Medical University Performed a Number of Operations

On July 6-8, 2022, a delegation of reconstructive surgery specialists from Vienna Medical University visited I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University. On the first day of the visit, doctors Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christine Radtke (MBA, FEBOPRAS, Head Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery) and Dr.med.univ. Maryana Teufelsbauer (Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery), as well as Prof. Harald Teufelsbauer (Department of General and Vascular Surgery) met with the Rector of TNMU, Professor Mykhaylo Korda and discussed the possibility of practically helping wounded soldiers.   Continue reading →

More than 60 Ukrainian Doctors Received Training in Diagnosis and Treatment of War Injuries owing to Cooperation between International Humanitarian Organization MedGlobal and TNMU

On July 2-7, 2022, six two-day training sessions were held on the basis of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University for more than 60 doctors of medical institutions of Kyiv, Lviv, Ternopil, Khmelnytskyi, and Lutsk. The training was organized by the international charitable public organization MedGlobal, with the support of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine and the organizations “Razom” and “UMANA”. The main goal is for Ukrainian doctors to gain knowledge and practical skills in effective wartime methods of trauma diagnosis and types of Continue reading →

TNMU Staff and Students Manufacture External Use Products for the Military Officers

In order to meet one of the urgent needs of our military, teachers and students of the Faculty of Pharmacy of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University, together with the Ternopil Regional Communal Interhospital Pharmacy №157, started the production of pastes and powders to preserve foot health. Associate Professor of the Department of Pharmacy Management, Economics and Technology, Halyna Kozyr, said that all these products are for external use only. She added that this process was preceded by long consultations, study of prescriptions and careful Continue reading →

US Army Veteran Trains Ukrainian Combat Medic Specialists and Provides Individual First-Aid Kits

On May 23, 2022, a volunteer, paramedic and US Army veteran Brennan Phillips visited the Volunteer Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University. In the course of his volunteer activities in Ukraine, he handed over 153 individual first-aid kits of the NATO standard to military and combat medics, as well as haemostatics (33), tourniquets (33), and a large number of nasopharyngeal tubes. Brennan Phillips gained combat experience in Syria, where he had the opportunity to see and learn well the methods of war used Continue reading →

NGO “Maksymivka Initiative” Delivered Humanitarian Consignment from French and Italian communities

  For the second time, non-governmental organization “Maksymivka Initiative” (Zbarazh district) brought humanitarian aid for our defenders from foreign supporters. The Volunteer Centre of TNMU has already sent the first shipment for the needs of soldiers and military hospitals. This time (June 30, 2022), 200 kg of medicines and 500 kg of medical supplies were received. “There are many of our compatriots in France who have been living there for a long time. They created an effective diaspora in order to help Ukraine, and were Continue reading →

TNMU Volunteer Centre Received Aid from Parish of Saint Jadwiga in Chorzów

On June 27, 2022, the Volunteer Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University received humanitarian aid from the caring residents of the city of Chorzów (Republic of Poland). The abbot and parishioners of the church of St. Jadwiga collected medicine, medical supplies, personal hygiene products, clothes and food for our defenders. Iwona Zimnyak became the coordinator of the humanitarian mission. The logistics of delivery to TNMU were provided by Associate Professor Taras Kadobnyi. TNMU Press Secretary, Yanina Chaikivska. Photographs by Mykola Vasylechko.

Humanitarian Aid from Saint Sophia Society in Rome

  On June 30, 2022, the Voluntary Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University received a humanitarian consignment from Saint Sophia Society and parishioners of Saint Sophia Cathedral in Rome (Italy). The initiator of the aid to Ukraine during the war is the abbot of the church and the head of the organization, Father Marko Semehen, who is a graduate of Major Archbishop Josyf Slipyi Ternopil Higher Theological Seminary. Later, he continued his studies at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome. The priest comes Continue reading →

TNMU Hosted Scientific and Applied Conference “Current Issues of Diagnosis, Treatment, Rational Pharmacotherapy, Prevention and Rehabilitation in the Practice of Family Doctor”

  On June 23-24, 2022, I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University hosted a scientific and applied conference with international participation “Current issues of diagnosis, treatment, rational pharmacotherapy, prevention and rehabilitation in the practice of family doctor.” The event was organized by TNMU Department of Therapy and Family Medicine together with the Public Organization “Association of Family Medicine of Ternopil Region”. The meeting was held online and was attended by doctors and scientists from different parts of Ukraine and the world, in particular from Kyiv, Poltava, Continue reading →

Humanitarian Aid from Training and Rehabilitation Centre in Żywiec (Poland)

On June 27, 2022, the Volunteer Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University received a humanitarian consignment from the director of the Training and Rehabilitation Centre, which is part of the Children’s Aid Foundation in Żywiec, Poland (Fundacja Pomocy Dzieciom w Żywcu, Poland), Dr. Renata Błecha. She organized a collection of medicines, blankets and medical equipment among the medical community of Żywiec. Thanks to the Children’s Aid Foundation, TNMU received 2 functional beds for educational needs, which will become part of the training classes Continue reading →

Final Meeting of TNMU Peer Group

On June 23, 2022, the final meeting of the peer group took place in the Library of Ternopil National Medical University. It should be noted that the peer group is a modern method of continuing professional development (CPD) of medical professionals and teachers, which ensures the compliance of acquired knowledge with professional needs, timeliness and accessibility of training to each specialist who is interested in training. Peer groups are regular meetings of specialists of the same level, in other words specialists with the same position Continue reading →

TNMU has Launched Cooperation with RECIF, a Well-Known International Clinical Epidemiology Network

RECIF is an international association for health professionals (scientists, doctors, pharmacists, biologists, paramedics) who seek to deepen their knowledge in the field of clinical epidemiology, plan and directly conduct clinical research and further participate in the development of guidelines for the management of patients with various diseases. The members of the association are the coordinators of research programs. The association was first established in Lyon in 1988. Today, it unites the European branch of RECIF-EuroMedclen and the French-speaking African branch of INCLEN.RECIF conducts the following Continue reading →

TNMU Hosted LXV Scientific-Applied Conference “Achievements of Clinical and Experimental Medicine”

On June 9, 2022, the Final LXV scientific-applied conference “Achievements of clinical and experimental medicine” was hosted in I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University. According to the tradition, researchers of the University reported on their achievements in breakout sessions in the following areas: “Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Psychiatry and Neurology”, “Surgery, Oncology, Orthopaedics and Traumatology”, “Achievements of Modern Dentistry”, “Maternity and Child Protection”, “Experimental Medicine, Normal and Pathological Morphology, Achievements of Modern Pharmacy”, “Innovations in Higher Medical Education, Reviews and Analytical Papers”. The event was Continue reading →

Aid for Our Defenders from TNMU Volunteer Centre

  On June 15, 2022, the Volunteer Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University organized aid in providing medicines and other necessary means for the military.   Antihistamines, cold medicines, haemostatics, painkillers, antipyretics, and dressings were provided.   The Ukrainian diaspora from England, led by Viktor Bilinskyi, which has been helping our defenders for a long time, at the initiative of Father Yevhen Vlokh from the village of Mykulyntsi together with TNMU Associate Professor Taras Kadobnyi and volunteers of our university raised funds and Continue reading →

TNMU Students Implemented Projects “Chronicles of War” and “Life will Conquer Death and Light will Conquer Darkness”

“Every story must be heard!” – these are the words of the first-year medical students of TNMU Mariia Solomakhina and Sofiia Berehuliak and a fifth-year student Liliia Rasevych who organized a patriotic project with the support of the TNMU Student Parliament, which together with the volunteer project “Life will conquer death, and light will conquer darkness” provided fundraising for drones for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Its purpose is to share photographs taken between February 24, 2022 and the present time. In order to take Continue reading →

Doctor Carlo Pedrina (Italy) Donated Humanitarian Aid for the Third Time

  On June 13, 2022, the Volunteer Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University received a large humanitarian consignment from Italy. Doctor Carlo Pedrina sent 100 kg of medicines, 50 kg of medical supplies and 115.8 kg of baby food. In the first month of the large-scale Russian military invasion of Ukraine, an Italian doctor handed over 98 boxes of medical supplies, including very important surgical equipment for military hospitals and many other essential goods.         The second shipment from Carlo Continue reading →

TNMU Volunteers Received Awards

  On June 9, 2022, volunteers of Ternopil National Medical University, teachers and students, received certificates of appreciation for their significant contribution to the organization and delivery of volunteer aid to Ukrainian defenders and civilians. Awards and certificates of appreciation were presented by the public organization “Desantno-Kozatskyi Strii”. The following students were awarded: Anastasiia Nadkevych, Marta Struk, Illia Sorokivskyi.   Taras Kadobnyi, Associate Professor of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University, who has been an active volunteer of our university for many years, received the Continue reading →

TNMU Held a Series of Pre-Hospital Care Courses Supported by SAFEMed Project from American Agency for International Development USAID

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, TNMU has been training civilians, members of the national police and the State Emergency Service (SES), and the Territorial Defence Forces (TDF) for pre-hospital care skills. The first course “Pre-hospital care for victims of hostilities / martial law” (5 hours) developed jointly with the State Institution “Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Centre for Emergency Care and Disaster Medicine of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine” according to original program at TNMU took place on February 27, 2022. This program included Continue reading →

Orionist Sisters Brought Humanitarian Aid to TNMU for the Second Time

  The Orionist Sisters brought another humanitarian aid to the TNMU Volunteer Centre. This time 25 kg of medicines, 90 kg of medical supplies, 40 kg of personal hygiene products were collected by the community of Warsaw (Republic of Poland). The Orionist Sisters, who brought this consignment to TNMU, today continue their spiritual mission in the convent of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the village of Yazlivets, Buchach district. TNMU Press Secretary Yanina Chaikivska.