“A FAS Child: Diagnosis and Care” Workshop

On May 21, 2018, the Victor Polishchuk Rivne Regional Clinical Diagnostic Center (RRCDC) hosted a workshop "A child with FAS: Diagnosis and Care" for mathematics teachers of the Rivne region. The aim was to disseminate knowledge about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and ways to help FAS children to study. Not all children learn the same [...]

Participation of OMNI-Net in the V International Medical and Pharmaceutical Congress of Students and Young Scientists

Annually, the Higher Educational Institution of Ukraine "Bukovynsky State Medical University" acts as the organizer of a promising scientific forum, which unites young scientists from Ukraine and other countries. Since 2014, this scientific forum is known worldwide as BIMCO (Bukovynian International Medical Congress). Today BIMCO is the largest medical forum of young scientists in Ukraine, [...]

Meeting at the Ministry of Health of Ukraine

During December 7, 2017 a meeting took place of Drs. Uliana Suprun, Acting Minister of Health, Verkhovna Rada Deputy Oleg Bereziuk, representing the "Samopomich" party, and  Prof. Wladimir Wertelecki, Director of the OMNI-Net Children Developmental and Birth Defects Prevention Programs. The purpose was to discuss the adoption of a law mandating obligatory fortification of flour with folic [...]

Working Meetings of Prof. W. Wertelecki in Rivne

In early December 2017, the press service of the Rivne Regional State Administration reported that Rivne Province initiated the adoption of a nationwide program to fortify flour with folic acid. The province appealed with this proposal to the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. This [...]