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.
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”.