National platform on operational researches is being created in Ukraine

WHO Regional Office for Europe, WHO Country Office in Ukraine, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the International HIV / AIDS Alliance in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Centre for Control of Socially Dangerous Diseases, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (the Department of Public Health) announced the launch of the National platform for operational researches.

The structure will provide grounds for any activities related to planning and implementation of operational researches in Ukraine in the fileds of TB, dru-resistant TB, HIV, hepatitis C, TB/HIV co-infection and multiple pathologies, including those among the key at-risk populations.

The nearest events, planned within the Platform performance include:

  • Seminar “Operational Research Platform”, on October 26, 2015 (see the agenda here)
  • stackeholders consultations, on October 29 and 30, 2015.

Additionally, within the Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative (SORT IT) in Ukraine, three educational train ings will be held in Kyiv in 2015-2016; the first to take pleace from November 2 to 6, 2015 (see the details here). 

More details on the National Platform and SORT IT innitiave here.