Effective development of the pharmaceutical industry and European integration processes in the field of education in general involves new approaches to the training of pharmaceutical personnel in higher education institutions.
In order to fulfill these tasks it is appropriate to examine issues concerning scientific and methodological work and organization of educational process of the specialists in the field of pharmacy, exchange of experience on scientific cooperation with the relevant foreign higher education institutions.
During the year the NUPh delegations visited a number of CIS countries, African and the Middle East countries in order to carry out active vocational guidance to attract foreign students. Presentations of the University were held in profession-oriented secondary schools, in universities-partner; there were organized meetings on the level of the Ministries of Health, Ministries of Higher Education and Embassies. Large-scale vocational guidance work was conducted to increase the number of international students first of all from the CIS countries next year and included master class lectures by the NUPh professors.
May 4-9, 2014, representatives of the Department of Management and Administration (Associate Professor Chukhno I.A., 3rd course student Baklanova R.I., 2ndyear student Kanzh B.M.) visited the University of Enterpreneurship and Administration (Lublin, Poland).
April 22 – May 5, 2014, visit to the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi (India) to exchange experience in teaching biochemistry and research of molecular mechanisms of metabolic syndrome with discussion of the opportunities for joint research, coordination of the questions concerning future lectures (head of the Biological Chemistry Department, Professor Zagaiko A.L.).
April 5-12, 2014 – pharmacopoeia forum dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the British Pharmacopoeia. Pharmacopoeia Centre (PhC) of Ukraine was represented by Director of the PhC Grizodub A.I., Dmitriev M.V. and experts of the PhC from the NUPh Georgiyants V.A. and Vishnevskaya L.I.
April 26-30, 2014, the group of students of the Faculty for foreign citizens’ education under the leadership of Professor of the Department of Philosophy and Sociology Lantukh A.P. visited Hungary. Purpose of the trip – international education of the students on the basis of the European integration.
April 2-11, 2014, visit to Germany (Munich) in order to study the educational process in biological disciplines and to teach “Physiology” at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (head of the Department of Organisation and Economics of Pharmacy Professor Nemchenko A.S., head of the Department of Human Physiology and Anatomy Professor Maloshtan L.M.).
October 15-22, 2013 – Poland (Lublin, Wroclaw) – visit to the State Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Wroclaw Medical University, Medical University of Lublin (head of the Department of Botany Gontova T.N., Assoc. Prof. of the Department Kichymasova Ya.S., head of the Department of Analytical Chemistry Yevtifieieva O.A., Assoc. Prof. of the Department Proskurina K.I., head of the Department of Industrial Technology of Drugs Ruban O.A., Assoc. Prof. of the Department Kovalevska I.V.).
September 15-20, 2013, Republic of Lithuania (Vilnius), coordination of the issues related to marketing services in the field of cosmetic, pharmaceutical and farming technologies (head of the Department of Physical and Colloid Chemistry Professor. Kabachnyi V.I.).
April 8-12, 2013, business trip of the head of Biotechnology Department Prof. Strelnikova L.S. to St.Petersburg State Chemical-Pharmaceutical Academy (Russian Federation). The trip took place within the framework of the interuniversity contract on scientific and educational cooperation, in order to get experience in training of the highest category of professionals in biotechnology of drugs and to participate in the International Forum on pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology together with an exhibition of pharmaceutical ingredients, production and distribution of drugs.
March 29, 2013, the NUPh delegation visited NRU “BelSU”. During one day visit to NRU “BelSU”, the NUPh delegation signed the document on cooperation between Belgorod and Kharkiv Universities, scientists from Kharkov visited Nanocenter of the University, Faculty of Pharmacy, winter garden, NRU “BelSU” museums. Professor Valentyn Chernykh delivered an open lecture to the teachers and students of the Faculty of Pharmacy.
March 13-15, 2013, business trip of the head of Biotechnology Department Prof. Strelnikov L.S. to Kursk State Medical University (Russian Federation). Business trip was held in the framework of interuniversity contract on scientific and educational cooperation, in order to become acquainted with the experience of engineers-biotechnologists at the Department of Biological and Chemical Technologies.
February 28 – March 1, 2013, business trip of the head of Pharmacoeconomics Department Professor Yakovleva L.V. to Belgium (Antwerp) in order to participate in the third Meeting on the use of antimicrobial agents in Eastern Europe and Newly Independent States “from data collection to analysis” at the University of Antwerp.
February 23 – 25, 2013, business trip of the head of Pharmacotherapy Department Prof. Kireiev to Georgia (Tbilisi) to participate in the international forum “Modern aspects of treatment in pediatric practice from the standpoint of evidence-based medicine” at Tbilisi State Medical University.
January 28 – 31, 2013, business trip of the head of the Research Laboratory of parenteral and oral liquid medicines Prof. Almakaieva L.G. to JSC “Valenta Pharmaceuticals” (Moscow, Russian Federation) in order to practice the technology of combined drug in the form of capsule for the treatment of neuropathy in industrial environment.
January 15 – 19, 2013, business trip of the head of the Research Laboratory of parenteral and oral liquid medicines Prof. Almakaieva L.G.; senior research scientist of the Laboratory Begunov N.V.; junior research scientist of the laboratory Gusarov V.I. to JSC “Valenta Pharmaceuticals” (Moscow, Russian Federation) in order to practice the technology of combined drug in the form of capsule for the treatment of neuropathy in industrial environment.
November 21, 2012, meeting with the Honorary Consul of Ukraine to Germany in Kyiv on the base of Ukrainian-American Humanitarian Institute “Wisconsin International University”, USA (head of the Department of Management and Marketing Professor Mnushko Z.M.).
November 7-10, 2012, visit to the Republic of Tunisia to establish contacts with the Ministry of Higher Education, Pharmaceutical Association, and specialized higher education institutions. Meeting with the Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Tunisia, the NUPh alumni and prospective students (Rector Prof. Chernykh V.P., Vice-Rector for scientific and pedagogical work (international relations) Prof. Popov S.B.).
October 25 – November 8, 2012, – visit to the Republic of Mali in order to explore the system of pharmaceutical education and to discuss common measures for the recruitment of Mali citizens to study in the NUPh; meetings on the level of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Education, secondary schools graduates, the NUPh alumni of different years, acquaintance with the administration of University of Engineering, Technology and Medicine in Bamako; participation in the educational conference (Deputy Dean of the Faculty for foreign citizens’ education Assoc. Prof. Kovalenko Z.I.).
October 20 – 28, 2012, visit to Poland and Slovakia in order to become familiar with pharmaceutical education system, establish contacts with medical higher education institutions, coordinate the issues concerning conclusion of cooperation agreements(Vice-Rector for scientific and pedagogical work, head of the Social Pharmacy Department Professor Kotvitska A.A.; Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management Assoc. Prof. Malyi V.V.; head of the Department of Management and Economics of Enterprise Professor Nemchenko A.S.; head of the Department of Commodity Science Assoc. Prof. Baranova I.I; head. Department of Management and Economics of Enterprise Professor Posylkina O.V.);
October 1-5, 2012, visit to the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany to learn about the specific features of teaching “Clinical Pharmacy” (Professor Moroz O.V., Assoc.Prof. Grintsov Ye.F. – Department of Clinical Pharmacology with pharmaceutical care)
September 13-18, 2012, familiarization visit to Kyrgyz State Medical Academy named after I.K. Akhunbaev (Bishkek), to conclude cooperation agreements (head of the Department of Pharmacotherapy Prof. Kireiev .I.V);
March 15, 2012 – field work of the NUPh Admission Committee to secondary school in №20. Staryi Oskol, Russian Federation – (Vice-Rector for scientific and pedagogical work (international relations) Prof. Popov S.B., director of the NUPh College Assoc. Prof. Prokopenko T.S., Assoc. Prof. of the Department of Health and Physical Training Ocheredko L.V., deputy executive secretary of the Admission Committee of the Faculty for foreign citizens’ education Assoc. Prof. Seniuk I.V.);
28 February – 2 March, 2012 – Head of Pharmaceutical chemistry dept. prof. Georgiyants Viktoriia took part in International Summit of Pharmacopea on basis of the World Health Organisation (Jeneva, Swetherland) as a member of Ukrainian delegation.
Professional orientation steps in 2011-2012 academic year:
- An updated professional orientationblock of flyers written in English, French, Arabic, Russian, Turkish and Chinese for foreign students, postgraduates, and preparatory department students (total number of copies is up to 15 thousand);
- Was updated reference information about NUPh in international reference books, collections and catalogues (“Welcome to study in Ukraine”, “Universities of Russia and Ukraine”, “European universities”, “Higher Education in Ukraine”, UNESCO Reference Book,) as well as on electronic web resources (4International colleges and Universities; The Europe World of Learning).
- 350 certificates of study were given to the graduates of NUPh, in the close co-operation with pharmaceutical departments on specialists training issues of Mauritius, Lebanon, Morocco, Jordan, Syria, the USA, Canada, Great Britain, Greece, China, Iran, and Turkey;
- The “geography borders” of professional orientationactivities in the areas of potential students affiliation were extended by the increase of contracting companies (30) and authorized representatives (up to 50) who have relevant permits from the university to run NUPh’s promotion campaign abroad;
- Promotional and informational activities are performed via consulting offices of NUPh inLebanon,Morocco,Syria,Tunisia,Mauritius,Nigeria,China,Iraq,Turkey,Tajikistan, UAE,Libya,Jordan,Congo,Kenya,Uganda,GuineaandTanzania.
- Up to 1 thousand promotional professional orientation mails and documents packages were sent to general education schools, pharmaceutical and medical colleges of the Middle Eastern, Asian, North African and CIS countries, and also to the directors of the drug stores of CIS, in order to attract new students to NUPh.
- There is a constant contact with the Association of University Graduates of European, Asian, African and South American countries in order to enlarge data base of NUPh’s graduates.
In order to pursue the active vocational guidance to attract foreign students to study at the National University of Pharmacy official University delegations visited a number of CIS countries, Africa and the Middle East. Presentations of the University have been made on basis of professional establishments of secondary education, in the Universities-partners; meetings at the Ministries of Education and Public Health, at the foreign Embassies have been organised. Large-scale vocational work has been conducted with the aim of increasing contingent of foreign students, mainly from CIS countries, University teachers gave lectures of master class.
November, 2011 – assoc. prof. of Pharmacology dept. Zaychenko Anna V. visited Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe (Presentation of the University at secondary schools and vocational estanlishments to attract prospective students to study at NUPh in the all specialities according to NUPh accreditation certificate, Master’s and doctoral studies; as a result of her vocational guidance in the 2011/2012 educational year 8 students of Pharmaceutical Faculty, Tajik Medical University after Abuali ibn Sino, entered the National University of Pharmacy, and 5 employeers of The Centre for Drugs Quality of Tajikistan arrived to Kharkov for obtaining decond Degree in speciality «Quality, standartization and certification» within agreement with our Univeristy about target training of specialists in the field of Parmacy).
September, 2011 – Head of Dept. for fundamental and language education of the pre-univeristy department, Foreign Students’ training Faculty, assoc. prof. Kovalenko Zoya I. presented higher pharmaceutical education on the example of National University of Pharmacy for students of Pharmaceutical Faculty of Turkmen National University to attract youth of Turkemistan to study at NUPh (Ashgabat city); during the meeting at the Ministry of Public Health of Turkmenistan an agreement on quotation for 50 students’ training from Turkemnistan on basis of Kharkov Universities.
Thanks to active advertisement activity and vocational guidance providing abroad, quantity of foreign students at NUPh increases every year, this let the University to keep leader positions among Kharkov universities in terms of total amount of students from different countires.
July, 2011 – Presentation of the University to attend Nigerian citizens to study at NUPh thanks to invitation by the Ukrainian-Nigerian Centre for Education, Science and Culture (Lagos, Abuja) – Deputy Dean of the Foreign Students Training Faculty, assoc. prof. Kovalenko Z.I.);
June, 2011 – visit to Harbin Pharmacetical Company, Medical University of Harbine, Kheylundziansky Univeristy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, participation in the sitting of the International Association of specialists exchange (Head of Pharmacology Dept., prof. Drogovoz S.М., assoc. prof. of the Dept. Shchokina Ye.G.);
June, 2011 – NUPh participation in the International Education Exhibition in Tunisian Republic under support of the Ministry of Education of Tunis and Generate Counsulate of Ukraine;
2-15 November, 2010 assoc. prof. Zaychenko Anna V. visited Republic of Tajikistan, city of Dushanbe. Meetings with graduates of secondary schools and vocational education establishments have been organized with the aim of NUPh presentation and training in all lisenced specialities for Master and Ph.D. Degrees. As a result, already in the 2010/2011 academic year 8 students of Pharmaceutical Faculty of the Tajik Medical University named after Abuali ibni Sino entered the National University of Pharmacy in order to obtain Master Degree.
21-25 July, 2010 Vice rector for international relations prof. Sergey Popov visited Cameroon in terms of vocational guidance activity of admissions department of the Univeristy and presented the University at the educational exhibition to attend youth of the republic to study at NUPh.
16-20 July, 2010 р. Vice rector for international relations prof. Sergey Popov visited Tunisian Republic in order to take part in the international exhibition «Higher education in Ukraine – 2010» which took place in five different cities of the country (Tunis, Monastir, Le Khef, Sous, Biezert).
16 – 20 May, 2010 – visiting to Ashgabat Prof. Popov S.B., prof. Piminov A.F. Acquaintance with system of Pharmacists training in Turkmenistan;
Meeting with General Consul of Ikraine in Turkmenistan regards to issue of recognition of Degrees and qualification levels obtained by NUPh graduates, qualification impovement, scientific and educational cooperation, practical training and internship of students and lecturers;
Administration reception of Turkmenian Mediical Institute, acquaintance with organizing of educational process, visit to the Faculty of Pharmacy, meetings with students and lecturers; acquaintance with material and technical bases of University, discussion of a point of qualification improvement of professors and lecturers of the Medical Institute at the National University of Pharmacy;
Meeting with President of Pharmaceutical Association of Turkmenistan, discussion of qualification improvement of professionalists in Pharmacy at the different levels;
30 November – 12 December 2009 Due to appeal of the Ministry of Health and Public Care of the Moldovan Transdniestrian Republic lecturers of NUPh Institute for Pharmacists qualification Improvement (Suprun Ye.V., Kogukhova Т.V., Iakovenko V.К., Vyshnevska L.І., Pechenizka L.A., Evtifeeva A.А., Vladimirova І.М.) gave a series of lectures (seminars) with the aim of subject-matter improvement for specialists in Pharmacy at the Tyraspol Medical college after L.A. Tarasevichus.
30 November – 5 December, 2009 – visit to Yerevan, Giumri, Dilijan (Armenia) Prof. Popov Sergey B., assoc. prof. Ivanova Karina A., assoc. prof. Prokopenko Tina S.
Journey with the aim of implementation on practice scheduled routes of cooperation, establishment of brances of the NUPh College on basis of Medical Colleges in Dilijan and Giumri;
Visiting the Yerevan Medical Univeristy named after Mkhitar Geratsi, Megrabyan University, Yerevan National University in order to discuss an issues of academic exchange implementation; joint training of specialists for Pharmaceutical branch of Armenia;
Active feedback regarding to prospective students;
Presentation of the University at the State Medical University named after Mkhitara Geratsi (Yerevan); discussion of possibility for introduction of “Dual Degrees” system between the national University of Pharmacy and the State Medical University of Yerevan according to scheme “2+3” (learning of basics of fundamental subjects in Armenia for the first two years – with futher studying in Ukraine, at NUPh) in terms of Agreement of October 2009 for scientific and educational-methodical collaboration in the field of pharmaceutical education; consideration to academic exchange issues.
17 – 24 November, 2009 – prof. Popov Sergey B., prof. Kislichenko Viktoriia S., assoc. prof. Zaychenko Anna V.. Presentation of the University at secondary schools and vocational estanlishments)
Meeting at the International Relations department of the Ministry of Higher education of Tajikistan;
Establishment of the Informative-consultative centre on education at Kharkov Universities on basis of secondary school №21 in Dushanbe – the first such Centre in the Republic for vocational guidance providing to attract Tajik yorth to study in Ukraine and, particulary, in Kharkov;
Visit to Tajik Medical University named after Abuali ibni Sino; participation in scientific and practical conference on the occasion of 70th anniversary of TMU; acquaintance with technical and educational bases of the University; experience sharing, curriculums exchange, discussion on potential routes of cooperation, implementation in the 2010/2011 academic year academic exchanges to let students to undergo practical training abroad in Pharmacognosy, Botanics, Resource Study; production meeting with the Dean of Pharmaceutical Faculty; discussion of standard curriculum for pharmacists’ training, comparative analyses of educational programs of the National University of Pharmacy and Tajik State Medical Univeristy; visit to the bases of educational practice in Pharmacognosy, Botanics, Resource Study in the foothills of Pamir; discussion of the point of issue of requirements for practical training morganisation, programs of practice;
Meeting with the Minister of Public Health of Tajikistan Mr. Salimov Nusratulo F.; discussion of scientific training for Tajikistan; new issues regarding continuation of cooperation between states in the Medical and Pharmaceutical education were pointed out.
28 – 30 October, 2009 – Prof. Chernykh as a member of the delegation of Kharkov higher education institutes visited Dushanbe city (Tajikistan).
Participation in business forum; an impact on mutual interest in bilateral cooperation in education sphere between NUPh and HEIs of Tajikistan has made;
Meeting with administration of Tajik Medical University named after Abuali ibni Sino; presentation of scientofoc, education and methodic potential of the University; agreement on joint postgraduate and doctoral education providing, academic exchanges implementation, advanced training for pharmacists;
Presentation of the University at secondary schools in the central district of the city;
Meetings at the Ministry of Education; presentation of pharmaceutical branch of Kharkov region; agreement on establishment of Informative Centre in Dushanbe on issues of higher educaton obtaining on basis of Kharkov HEIs;
Meetings with graduates of Kharkov universities.
Meeting with Deputy Minister of Economic Development and trade of Tajikistan; separate issue was made on creation of combined program with the Ministry for selecting, processing and saling of medicinal plants of Tajikistan;
Meeting with president of Tajikistan Mr. Emomali Rahmon, who supported proposal for development of strategic collaboration between Tajikistan and Kharkov region, especialii in the field of education. The President stated that the Branch of National University of Pharmacy will be established on basis of Tajik state medical university after Abuali ibni Sino.
20 – 23 April, 2009 – visiting to the Moldovan Transdniestrian Republic (Rybnitse and Vulkenesh cities) Assoc. prof. Vishnevskaya Liliia I.
Presentation of the University at secondary schools and vocational estanlishments)
13 – 15 October, 2009 – professor Chernykh visited Yerevan city (Armenia) as a member of official delegation of Kharkov Regional State Administration and representatives of business community of Kharkov region.
At the meeting with Minister of Science and Education the higher education system of Kharkov region and the National University of Pharmacy were presented; it was stressed on the Syrian Government appeal to the University to complete training according to an individual program for Syrian citizens who were taught Pharmacy at Universities in Yerevan; the question of the University Branch establishment on basis of Medical college of Dilizhan was pointed out and preliminary consent of the Ministry of Science and Education has already been obtained; an offer to combine licence of borth education institutes so that not only provide specialists training, but also create jointly new medicines on basis of the Branch;
Meeting with governors of Loriysk, Vayots Dzorzsk and Tavush regions with the aim of inter-regional cooperation development in the field of science and education; have been made arrangements concerning futher directions of collaboration regarding:
educational activity –training of specialists’ for pharmaceutical branch of Armenia combined with Armenian state higher education institutes that have an appropriate licence; academic and cultural exchanges; lectures by outstanding teachers of the National niversity of Pharmacy and Armenian HEIs that provide training on the speciality “Pharmacy” (Yerevan State Medical University named after Mhitara Geratsi (Faculty of Pharmacy); Mehrabyan Medical University on Yerevan (Faculty of Pharmacy); organizing of «Open Days for Education in Kharkov region» in Armenia and related events on the territory of the region; drugs design – development of cooperation in chemical synthesis, development of technological regulations, pre-clinical and clinical research of drugs.
29 September – 6 October, 2009 – prof. Popov Sergey B. visited Republic of Tunis (Tunisia and Monastyr cities)
Meetings at the Ministries of Education and Public Health of Tunis, and at the Embassy of Ukraine in Tunis;
Pharmaceutical Faculty Visiting of the Monastyr University;
Meetings with graduates of school and colleges, prospective students and their parents; presentation of the National University of Pharmacy;
Meetings with NUPh graduates