From February 28 to March 1, 2013 took place business trip of the head of Pharmacoeconomics Department, prof. Yakovleva L.V. to Belgium (Antwerp) to participate in the Third meeting on the use of antimicrobial mediicines in Eastern Europe countries and Newly Independent States “from data collection to analysis” at the University of Antwerp.
The main motto of the meeting was: “from data collection to analysis”.
Professor Yakovleva L.V., as a representative of Ukraine, was made a proposal to participate in the WHO project on collecting information on the use of antimicrobial medicines in Ukraine, along with other post-soviet countries and countries of the Balkan Peninsula. This group includes European countries, which were not included in previous EU-funded project on study the use of antimicrobial medicines “E8AS”, which has been operating for several years. From the reports of the seminar organizers became clear the methods of this work and form of data presentation.
By the way, at the Department of Pharmacoeconomics of the NUPh for the past 4 years are being conducted research on the use of antibiotics in Ukraine according to the method proposed by WHO (ATC / DDD methodology). There were studied three groups of antibiotics that are most widely used in medical practice: penicillins, tsefalosporiny and carbapenems. The results of studies were presented at the meeting in Antwerp.