Department of Clinical Hematology and Transfusiology
The Department of Clinical Hematology and Transfusiology of BelMAPE has been functioning since 1979 and for more than 40 years it has been holding advanced training courses, retraining of physicians of different specialties on the actual issues of hematology and transfusiology.
The founder of the department and its first head was professor E.P.Ivanov (1979-1999). Under the supervision of E.P.Ivanov, new directions of the department’s work have been appeared, first of all, it was homeostasiology. From the time of its foundation, the department has become practically the main educational homeostasiology center for Belarusian doctors, and until 1991 – for all physicians of the Soviet Union.
From 2000 to 2007, the department was headed by Doctor of Medical Sciences, A.L.Uss, who also headed the Republican Center for Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cell Biotechnologies. With the appearance of A.L. Uss, transplantology was implemented into the training process, a new advanced training course was organized – «High-dose chemotherapy in oncohematology, transplantation of stem cells».
Since 2007 until the present, L.A.Smirnova has been in charge of the department.
At present, by the Order of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus, since 2008, under the supervision of professor V.A.Zmachinsky, there has been functioning the Republican Hemophilic Center, where specialists of the department consult patients with hemophilia and coagulopathies and different kinds of hemostasis pathology.
The main directions of work at the department are the following ones:
While creating scientific works, the department is closely cooperating with the Republican Center for Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, the Republican Scientific and Practical Center for Transfusiology and Medical Biotechnologies, Belarusian State Medical University, Republican Scientific and Practical Center for Pediatric Oncology, Hematology and Immunology, establishments of practical healthcare.