On October 12-13, 2017, the Third Congress of the Sociological Association of Ukraine (SAU) was held at the V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.

For the first time, work of the section “Sociology and medicine: interaction in conditions of social differentiation” was organized within the Congress framework.  Article of the Doctor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor Kotvitska A.A. on topic “The program “Available medicines” and actual implementation risks” was determined essential in the Congress materials.

Members of the academic staff of the NUPh: Ivanova K.A. – Head of the Department Philosophy and Sociology, Nazarko O.I. – Head of the Department of Quality Management, Ovakimian O.S. – Leading sociologist of the Department of Quality Management and staff of the Department of Philosophy and Sociology: Lantukh A.P., Melentieva T.M., Balabai Ya.V., Yakuba A.O., Shitov S.I., Khirina H.O., Merkulova N.F.

We hope that substantive theoretical materials of the Congress, innovative approaches will find practical reflection in processes of the NUPh.