Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
September 14
11:00 AMODESAValeriya Abdal, co-founder of the “Dity Heroiv” (Children of Heroes) charitable foundation (in person); 

Topics of focus:

Achievements of the “Dity Heroiv” (Children of Heroes) charitable foundation for the first six months of 2023;
Needs of the foundation and new projects;
12:00 PMODESAStepan Zhelyaskov, deputy head of the department of the state archive of Odesa region (in person);

Topics of focus:

– Fulfillment of social and legal requests to ensure barrier-free access to information of documents of the National Archival Fond for different groups of population;
01:00 PMODESAAnatoliy Prymakov, co-founder and Director of NGO Ukrainian Action in Ireland (online);

Tom McEnaney, founder of Effective Aid Ukraine charity organization (online);
Topics of focus:

– How Irish society, charity organizations, and officials help Ukraine;
02:00 PMODESAVolodymyr Karlych, deputy director of the department of life support systems of the Odesa regional military administration (in person); Topics of focus:

– Readiness of Odesa region for the heating season;
11:00 AMKYIVOleksandra Vasylenko, Director of International Offices at PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia (online)

Ukrzaliznytsia’s international opportunities

Topics of focus:
– Building and implementing Ukrzaliznytsia’s international strategy;
– European integration – unbundling, development of TEN-T corridors, cross-border cooperation;
– Advocacy for lower fares, integration of technical standards;
– Attracting investments and grant funding;
– Managing international offices.
12:00 PMKYIV– Dr. Alexander Razumovsky, President at TCD Global, Fellow of the American Heart Association;

– Ken Green, Doctor of Dental Medicine, U.S. Navy Commander (retired);

– Iurii Kuchyn, Rector at National Bogomolets Medical University;

– Evelina Kurilets, Director at Razom for Ukraine Charitable Foundation;

 – Kateryna Potapova, neurologist, Fellow at the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT);

All in person.

A press conference entitled “The role of foreign medical educational missions in Ukraine’s health care system during wartime”

Topics of focus:
– The role of medical training missions in Ukraine’s healthcare system during wartime;
– The importance of using Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound as part of neurocritical care in the conditions of modern war;
– The value of continuous professional development in medical practice;
– The impact of international medical missions on Ukrainian medical practices, patients and the educational process in healthcare;

Why this is interesting: 
The “Co-Pilot” program has been implemented by the “RAZOM” foundation together with partners in 2016-2023. It brings missions of American and Canadian doctors of various specialties to Ukraine: reconstructive surgeons, face, head and neck, eye reconstruction, neurosurgeons, orthopedists and traumatologists. The purpose of the program is to train professional doctors of the highest level in Ukraine, who would become the foundation, from which the latest knowledge and technologies will spread among the entire medical community.

Results of the program in 2016-2023:
100+ doctors and medical workers visited Ukraine
245+ complex surgeries were performed
1500+ patients consulted
120+ Ukrainian surgeons took part in the mission and improved their skills
2,000+ surgeons from Ukraine watched surgeries live on the Internet
10+ doctors completed internships at U.S. universities
20+ hospitals in Ukraine involved.