Recently, on the basis of the 10th Regional Sanitary and Epidemiological Department, within the framework of the project "Providing technical assistance to servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine" and the program for servicemen of the US President's Emergency Plan for HIV / AIDS (DHAPP PEPFAR), online training on prevention was conducted HIV infections in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The implementation of the event was made possible thanks to the assistance and support of the International Institute for HIV / AIDS and Tuberculosis.
During the online training, experts from the regional sanitary and epidemiological departments (Kyiv, Odessa, Kharkiv, Dnipro), the Ukrainian Military Medical Academy and the International Institute of HIV / AIDS and Tuberculosis discussed a number of issues. on the specified subject.
“It should be noted that thanks to the support of international partners and persistent work of the sanitary-epidemiological department of the Medical Forces Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, specially equipped training centers were established on the bases of 3 regional sanitary-epidemiological departments in a short period of time. These centers allow the most effective educational process, deepen theoretical knowledge and improve the practical skills of specialists, which in turn will improve the system of epidemiological surveillance and reduce the incidence of infectious diseases among servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine "- said the head of the Sanitary and Epidemiological Department Lieutenant Colonel Serhiy Morhun.
Currently, it is planned to develop a system of continuous training of military medics and create 6 more training centers on the basis of other regional sanitary and epidemiological departments.