Location

Republic of Belarus 220013, Minsk, Brovki Street, 3, build. 3

Phone

+ 375 17 290-98-38

Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology and Immunology

Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology and Immunology

The Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology was founded in October, 2005, after the reorganization of the course on pediatric hematology and transfusiology, which had been founded by professor Tatiana Kozaresova, who had been head of this course. From the time of its foundation until 2011, the department was headed by professor Olga Aleinikova, corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus; from 2011 to 2015, Natalia Konoplya, an associate professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences, was head of the department; from 2015 to 2016, the department was headed by Candidate of Medical Sciences, associate professor Galina Kachan. Since November, 2016, Natalia Klimkovich, an associate professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences, has been heading the department.

From the time of its foundation, the department has gained a reputation of a perspective organization, where the training is held not only for physicians of the Republic of Belarus, but also for physicians of many CIS countries. The department offers postgraduate training for physicians working at clinics, and for specialists working at scientific centers and educational establishments. They undergo advanced training courses and are issued certificates in hematology and oncology.

The department offers advanced training courses (40, 80 and 160 hours) on clinical hematology, oncology and immunology for pediatricians, oncologists, hematologists, intensivists, neonatologists, infectionists, general practitioners,    recreation therapists, laboratory diagnostics physicians, transplantologists, allergologists. Annually, the department holds 18 - 20 courses. In their academic work, specialists of the department constantly use their practical experience and scientific achievements in clinical hematology, oncology and immunology.

If so agreed, the department holds visiting seminars to regions of the Republic of Belarus and CIS countries.

The department offers clinical residency and postgraduate courses on hematology and oncology for physicians.

After completing the courses and passing the exams specialists are issued diplomas, national certificate of advanced training.   

Advanced training courses and retraining courses:

  • Hematology (a retraining course, 612 hours);
  • Oncology (a retraining course, 612 hours);
  • Latest hematological technologies in the practice of a pediatrician (an advanced training course, 160 hours);
  • Modern methods of diagnostics of anemia in children (an advanced training course, 80 hours);
  • Multidisciplinary approach at emergency conditions in pediatric oncology and hematology (an advanced training course, 80 hours);
  • Early diagnostics of lymphatic sarcomas (an advanced training course, 40 hour);
  • Modern approaches to pediatric clinical hematology in outpatient conditions (an advanced training course, 80 hours);
  • Innovative methods of diagnostics and treatment of oncology diseases in children (an advanced training course, 80 hours);
  • Physiology and pathology of the homeostasis system in children (an advanced training course, 80 hours);
  • New concepts and methods in pediatric clinical immunology (an advanced training course, 80 hours);
  • Standardization of medical oncological care to children and teenagers (an advanced training course, 80 hours);
  • Modern technologies of diagnostics, treatment and prevention of mammary gland diseases in children and teenagers (an advanced training course, 80 hours);
  • Ultrasound research methods in pediatric oncology  and hematology (an advanced training course, 80 hours);

Main fields of scientific work:

  • optimization of the methods of diagnostics and treatment of oncological and hematological diseases;
  • mmunological reconstitution after transplantation of hematopoietic stem cells;
  • development and implementation of new complex treatment methods to cure malignant malformations of the lymphatic system;
  • biological characteristics and pathophysiological mechanisms of myelodysplastic syndromes;
  • development of new treatment methods of hemophilia in children (induction of immunological tolerance);
  • expert and rehabilitational diagnostics and technology of medical rehabilitation at blood diseases in children.

International cooperation

I.Volkova, Candidate of Medical Sciences, associate professor – cooperation with the World Federation of Hemophilia, curator on pediatric hemophilia in Belarus
N.Klimkovich, Doctor of Medical Sciences, associate professor, member of the European Hematology Association
T.I.Kozaresova, Doctor of Medical Sciences, professor, a member of the European Hematology Association, a member of the editorial board of the journal “Ukrainian journal of hematology and transfusiology”.