Second National Congress in Kharkov
Recently Ukraine celebrated the 80th anniversary of the Kharkov Institute for neurology, psychiatry and narcology of Academy of medical sciences of Ukraine. Here on June 11-14, 2002 the second National Congress of neurologists, psychiatrists and narcologists took place. More than 25 years head of the Institute is scientist of the highest grade Professor Petro Vlasovych Voloshyn.
There were many interesting and substantial reports at the time of the congress. More than 500 leading scientists and physicians from all regions of Ukraine as well as foreign countries had an unique opportunity to exchange advanced experiences in the field of prophylaxis, diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation of the patients. Significant attention was paid to the results of a recent study of new medicines, important for both neurology and psychiatry.
During the common plenary session the interest of the audience was captured by the report of Prof. V.I.Kozyavkin MD "Strategy of rehabilitation and social adaptation of children with organic lesions of nervous system". The Intensive Neurophysiological Rehabilitation System was presented on a separate satellite symposium which took place on June 13, 2002.