TNMU Volunteer Centre Received Humanitarian Aid from the American Community

  On June 3, 2022, the Volunteer Centre of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University received a humanitarian consignment from the American community. This was made possible by the initiative of Varshavsky family (New York, USA). Two sons of this family are studying at TNMU at the Institute of Nursing: Robert is receiving a master’s degree, and Daniel is a first-year bachelor’s degree student. Our students saw information about the activities of TNMU Volunteer Centre and decided to help us.   This family in the Continue reading →

TNMU Associate Professor Participated in the European Congress of Cardiologists for Heart Failure

  On May 21-24, 2022, Sofiya Lypovetska, Associate Professor of the Department of First Emergency Medical Aid and Emergency Medical Treatment, took part in the European Congress of Cardiologists for Heart Failure, which took place in Madrid. The program of the Congress has become a new important branch, which continues to fill the so-called “gaps in evidence” in the treatment of heart failure. Despite the fact that in 2021 new guidelines for the management of patients with heart failure ( and restrictions related to COVID-19 Continue reading →

TNMU Volunteers Visited the Wounded Soldiers at Mykulyntsi Physiotherapy Hospital

  Associate Professor of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University Taras Kadobny has been an active volunteer of our university for many years. Together with his friends and like-minded people, the representatives of NGO “Desantno-kozatskyi rii”, head of the Zbruch ensemble and deputy director of the Ternopil Regional Philharmonic Vasyl Irmiichuk, on June 2, 2022 he brought useful gifts for the wounded soldiers – hygiene products, clothing, medicines, binding materials. Today, more than 100 of our defenders are undergoing rehabilitation at the Mykulyntsi Regional Physiotherapeutic Continue reading →

Conference “Professional Language Didactics in the Context of Personal Paradigm” was Held at TNMU

  On June 2-3, 2022, the I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University hosted a scientific-applied conference with international participation “Professional language didactics in the context of the personal paradigm”. The event was organized by staff of the Ukrainian Language Department.   Researchers had the opportunity to deliver speeches in the following sections: “Language in the value system of students”, “Communicative competence of medical students”, “Professional language didactics in a multicultural environment”. The participants of the conference were greeted by the Vice-Rector for Research, Professor Ivan Continue reading →

TNMU Volunteer Centre Received Aid from Elbląg

On June 3, 2022, the Volunteer Centre of the I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University received 100 kg of medical supplies from the Voivodeship Hospital in Elbląg. Logistics was provided by Olha Pleshkaniova.   The humanitarian consignment included a large number of anti-burn bandages, catheters, plaster casts, and intravenous catheters.   This program was brought to TNMU by Richard Wilson, Kevin Raison, and Vivek Chaturvedi. They are citizens of the United States and Poland, but have been volunteering in Ukraine since the beginning of the Continue reading →

TNMU was Ranked First among Higher Medical Education Institutions in the “Top 200 Ukraine”

The Centre for International Projects “Euroeducation” (, in partnership with the international group of experts IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence (, presents the next, sixteenth academic rating of higher education institutions of Ukraine “Top-200 Ukraine 2022”. This year, I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University was ranked first among medical and pharmaceutical universities in Ukraine and the 20th among 200 higher education institutions of Ukraine. Compared to last year’s results, TNMU has risen 4 places higher among all universities and medical in particular. In Continue reading →

Post-Graduate Student of TNMU Department of Medical Biochemistry Participated in the Internship within the Program “Erasmus + International Credit Mobility Program KA107 PhD Mobility for Studying”

For five months (September 26, 2021 – February 26, 2022) Anastasia Pak, a post-graduate student of the Department of Medical Biochemistry, studied at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) within the program “Erasmus + KA107. PhD Mobility for Studying”. To become a participant of the program, one first needs to submit all the necessary documents to TNMU International Affairs Department, namely CV, English B2 certificate, motivation letter and Mobility Agreement for PhD. After qualifying, A. Pak had the opportunity to study at the University Continue reading →

Humanitarian Aid from Children Aid Foundation in Żywiec

On May 26, 2022, Director of the Training and Rehabilitation Centre of the Children Aid Foundation in Żywiec (Fundacja Pomocy Dzieciom w Żywcu, Poland), Dr. Renata Błecha together with volunteers Adriana Wojtyła and Grzegorz Madezycz personally brought to the TNMU Volunteer Centre humanitarian cargo, which included 665 kg of medical supplies, medicines, food, blankets and quilts. It was purchased with grant funds from the Government of the Republic of Poland. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has announced the possibility of implementing subsidy programs for NGOs, charitable Continue reading →

TNMU Student Participated in Conference “Health and Education Outcomes of Children across Europe with Congenital Anomalies”

TNMU student Anna-Maria Koval took part in the EUROlinkCAT European Conference 2022 “Health and education outcomes of children across Europe with congenital anomalies”, which took place at Karol Marcinkowski University of Medical Sciences in Poznań (Poland). The scientific event covered the following topics: epidemiology, prenatal diagnosis, survival and morbidity, health care, schooling and educational outcomes, the experience of parents and guardians, the role of cooperation between patients and parents. The conference was attended by health professionals, scientists, teachers, leaders in the field of healthcare and Continue reading →

TNMU Students Implemented the Project “Give a Child a Book – Give a Child Joy”

The representatives of TNMU Student Parliament initiated the project “Give a child a book – give a child joy”. They implemented it together with the Youth City Council and the Ternopil Regional Universal Scientific Library with the support of the Department of Family, Youth Policy and Child Protection of the Ternopil City Council. More than 100 books for children of all ages have been collected. The TNMU library was the centre of literature collection. The organizers thank the director of the library Olena Protsiv for Continue reading →

TNMU Professor Participated in International Conference “ISPOR 2022” (USA)

On May 15-19, 2022, the Head of TNMU Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Professor Oleksandra Oleshchuk participated in the International Conference “ISPOR 2022”, which took place in Washington (USA). Prof. O. M. Oleshchuk, a ISPOR 2022 participant. ISPOR (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research) is a leading global research and education organization on pharmacoeconomics and the results of health research and its use in decision-making to improve public health. Its goal is to develop and promote pharmacoeconomic methods and research results in order Continue reading →

Touching Support from Polish School Children

The charitable account of TNMU Volunteer Centre received a money transfer from students of the Polish secondary school, VI Liceum Ogólnokształcące w Koszalinie ( This is a group of school children studying the French language who organized a charity fair. They sold cookies and transferred the money (500 zlotys) to help Ukraine. The school administration got in touch with TNMU Ass. Professor Olena Prokopovych, who helped transfer funds to our charity account. “It is absolutely touching, and even more remarkable when you realize that it Continue reading →

TNMU Professor Participated in the15th Scientific Symposium on the Occasion of World Tuberculosis Day 2022

On May 18-19, 2022, the XV Scientific Symposium dedicated to the World Tuberculosis Day was held in Berlin (Germany), which was attended by Professor of the Department of Internal Medicine Propaedeutics and Phthisiology Leonid Hryshchuk. The symposium was held at Akkon University for Human Sciences. The organizers of the event noted that despite the fact that the successful containment of COVID-19 outbreak is primary now, chronic pandemics, in particular those caused by HIV or Mycobacterium tuberculosis, are still ongoing. Thus, the issue of an integrated Continue reading →

TNMU Supports Its Students who Come from Places of Hostilities

On May 27, 2022, students of Ivan Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University received food kits prepared and handed over for them by university teachers and staff, as well as the Children’s Aid Foundation (Renata Blecha, Dominika Blecha, Zywiec, Poland) as part of grant support of Prime Minister of Poland.   The University takes good care of its students from different parts of Ukraine – Kherson, Zaporizhia, Dnipro, Kryvyi Rih, who were forced to stay in Ternopil, because now their cities are in a war zone. Continue reading →

TNMU Students Teach Civilians the Basics of Pre-Hospital Emergency Care

How to save lives before the arrival of paramedics – that is what every Ukrainian should know, especially in wartime. On May 12 and 19, 2022, a student of Ternopil National Medical University Vadym Nevidomskyi organized free pre-hospital emergency care courses in the village of Vovkovyii, Rivne region, for all those wishing to gain these essential skills. The courses were held according to the CABC protocol. It was demonstrated how to examine an injured person properly and in what sequence, to apply a tourniquet for Continue reading →

TNMU Volunteer Centre Received a Large Consignment of Medicines and Medical Supplies

On May 26, 2022, the Volunteer Centre of Ivan Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University received a large humanitarian consignment from a number of foreign organizations and medical centres, including Yusen Logistics, Yusen teams in America, Germany, and Poland; Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Massachusetts; Berkshire Medical Center in Massachusetts; Nixon Peabody LLP. The cargo weighing 700 kg included a large number of medical gloves and surgical gloves, masks, medical trays, dressings, stethoscopes, plasters, spatulas, as well as laryngeal masks, sterile dressing kits, catheters for continuous infusion, Continue reading →

Associate Professor of TNMU Department of Histology and Embryology Took Internship within “Erasmus + KA107 Project 2019-2022 Teaching Staff Mobility” Program

From 9 to 13 May 2022, Associate Professor of the Department of Histology and Embryology Solomiya Kramar participated in the internship program “Erasmus + KA107. Teaching Staff Mobility” at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain). The University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) is one of the oldest universities in Europe. The university was founded over 500 years ago. According to the number of students, the institution is constantly in the TOP15 in Spain. The university has 30 faculties and schools, 30 research centres. Solomiya Continue reading →

Ukrainian Community of Lower Saxony (Germany) Sent Humanitarian Aid to TNMU

The Volunteer Centre of Ivan Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University received 2040 kg of medicines and medical supplies from the Ukrainian community of Lower Saxony, Germany. The humanitarian consignment included antiseptics, first aid kits, various bandages, cotton wool, syringes and needles, catheters, adhesive plasters, dressings, medical gloves, napkins, intravenous injection systems, thermal blankets, COVID tests, hospital curtains, diapers, medications.   We express our sincere appreciation for the help provided during this time difficult for every Ukrainian. TNMU Press Secretary Yanina Chaikivska. Photographs by Mykola Vasylechko.

TNMU Continues the Ukrainian Language Courses for Temporarily Displaced Persons

On May 2, 2022, Ivan Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University started courses on in-depth study of the Ukrainian language for people who were forced to leave their homes as a result of the war. The introductory lesson was conducted by the Head of the Department of the Ukrainian Language Anatolii Vykhrushch and Lecturer Solomia Hnatyshyn. Anatolii Vykhrushch emphasized the vital role of mother tongue in framing thinking and emotions of people, as well as the importance of language in the system of psychological protection. Listeners Continue reading →