Supporting the ukrainian health professionals - war refugees - to study czech language and czech health system in one place
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Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education Czech Republic
Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education
Publication date: 2023-04-26
Popul. Med. 2023;5(Supplement):A1746
The Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education (IPVZ) is responsible for a postgraduate education of health professionals, in particular of physicians, pharmacists and dentists. The Institute on behalf of the Ministry of Health shall prepare and organize the approbation examination of physicians, dentists and pharmacists who as foreign nationals have obtained medical qualification outside the European Union and wish to practice their profession in the Czech Republic or the European Union. The School of Public Health (SPH) is an integral part of this Institute (IPVZ) and is responsible for public health training for all health professionals. Since March 2022, the School of Public Health works in close collaboration with the Institute´s leadership on preparation and implementation of various support activities for the Ukrainian health professionals - war refugees.

To respond to the needs of Ukrainian war refugees and to support in particular those health professionals who plan to stay in the Czech Republic, the IPVZ leadership in close collaboration with the School of Public Health, initiated the project to organize the Czech language courses, led by the native Ukrainian speaking tutors, and to develop the cycle of short bilingual videos - webcasts - supplemented by a translation of the Czech spoken word into the Ukrainian language, to introduce Czech health system in summary, available free of charge on IPVZ website at [1].

Starting on 2 May 2022, implementation of language courses in both presence and online forms are in progress for Ukrainian health professionals – war refugees. To support their knowledge of the Czech health system, the cycle of bilingual webcasts is under continuing development, all webcasts are available at [2]. Conclusions: Czech language classes and cycle of bilingual videos as introduction to the Czech health system will support Ukrainian health professionals to prepare for their approbation exams.Links:------[1][2]

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