On 4th August, Medical University -
Varna started the Russian-language programme in Public Health and Health Management.
The first group of students comes from Ukraine. Some of them are recognized
professionals in Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases at the
eponymous Institute of the Ukrainian Ministry of Health, and others are from
the Ukrainian Centre for Control of Socially Dangerous Diseases.
Public Health and Health Management is the
first of its kind Master's Programme in the country, oriented towards Russian-speaking
professionals in the field of health and social sciences with a career development
in the health field.
The programme is organized on a modular basis
with duration of one year and ends with a thesis defense. It includes subjects
related to public health assessment, prevention and health promotion, financial
and personnel provision of the system.