International scientific and practical symposium “Adaptation of Ukrainian legislation to EU legislation in the field of public health, infection control and antimicrobial resistance”, Kiev, April 25-26, 2016

Please be informed that on April 25-26, 2016 in Kyiv will take place the International scientific and practical symposium “Adaptation of Ukrainian legislation to EU legislation in the field of public health, infection control and antimicrobial resistance ”

The symposium is held with the aim of the realisation of the Association Agreement of Ukraine and EU, WHO Global Strategy of containment of antimicrobial resistance, the Global Action Plan approved by the World Health Assembly in May 2015, and the preparation of Ukraine’s accession to the Central Asian and Eastern European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (CAESAR) and European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net).

Symposium organizers are Ukrainian Association of infection control and antimicrobial resistance, National Medical Academy of  Postgraduate Education named after PL Schupik, the Ukrainian Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (UCAST) and the Ukrainian Committee of infection control (UCIC).

Scientific and practical symposium will take place with the assistance of modern interactive technologies and telecommunications on April 25-26, 2016, in the format of a telebridge in Kyiv, Odesa, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv, Tbilisi (Georgia), Minsk (Belarus), Karaganda (Kazakhstan) . Expected number of guests of the symposium – more than 1,500 doctors.

Registration from 8.00 to 10.00. Beginning at 10.00.


April 25, Kyiv conference room NMAPE named PL Schupik, Dorogozhitskaya str., 9 (entrance from the Oranzhereina street).

April 26 the symposium will be held in the form of a telebridge connecting the following cities of Ukraine:

KyivVadym Hetman str., 6, shopping mall “Cosmopolit”,  the new Congress Hall, 5th floor (entrance through cinema “Butterfly”);

KharkivMedical Center “Time” Sumskaya str., 72, 2nd floor, Commerce Office Center «Platinum Plaza»;

LvivHotel “Lviv”, Chornovil Avenue, 7, New Conference Hall, 1st floor;

Odessahotel “London”,  Primorskiy boulevard, 11;

Dnipropetrovsk, «LUCIA» Banquet Hall, Kamchatka str., 63.

We invite to participate in the symposium medical officers, surgeons, anestesiologists, gynecologists, neonatologists, physicians, pediatricians, family doctors, infectiologists, bacteriologists, specialists in infection control, epidemiologists, scientists, students, interns and other professionals interested in this field of medicine. Forum will include thematic elements of professional improvement for medical practitioners. All participants will receive certificates of Symposium.

The main aim is to raise awareness of health managers and health practitioners of the rational use of antimicrobial agents and infectious safety of therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. These activities of the symposium is public and free for physicians, medical specialists of the sphere, professional medical associations.

As part of the symposium will be discussed:

- The implementing in Ukraine the monitoring of antimicrobial resistance CAESAR and EARS-Net;

– Implementation of standards in Ukraine the European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST) – international experience;

– Development of hospital antimicrobial formularies on the principles of evidence-based medicine;

– A modern approach to the rational use of antimicrobial agents;

– Healthcare – associated infections, their prevention and treatment;

– The latest modern antimicrobials in the fight against nosocomial infections and community-acquired infections caused by multidrug resistant microorganisms;

– The latest modern methods of control and prevention of infections associated with medical help – international experience.

We invite you to participate in the symposium. More details of the symposium program you could find on the website of the Ukrainian Association of Infection Control and Antimicrobial Resistance.


Professor Aidyn Salmanov,

Chairman of the Ukrainian Association of Infection Control and antimicrobial resistance

Chairman of the Ukrainian National Committee on antimicrobial resistance (UCAST) and infection control (UCIC),

Head of the Department of Microbiology, Epidemiology and Infection Control Schupik National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

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