The State Educational and Methodical Geriatric Centre participates in such international projects as Ukrainian-Dutch Project MATRA (2007-2011), the projects of the International Fund “Vidrodzhennia” and the United Nations Population Fund.
In 2009 under the aegis of the United Nations Population Fund with the assistance of the State Educational and Methodical Geriatric Centre it was founded the Geriatric Information and Consultation Centre of the State Institution “D. F. Chebotarev Institute of Gerontology of NAMS of Ukraine”.
Authorized by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and together with the Institute for Palliative Medicine and San Diego Hospice (USA) and the Department of Palliative and Hospice Medicine there were developed and approved such one-month programmes as:
- “Preparation Grounds for Training in Palliative Care” (for teachers);
- “Actual Issues Relevant to Palliative Care ” (for doctors);
- “Nursing in Organizing and Providing Palliative Care” (for nurses).
In cooperation with the Eastern Michigan University (USA) the State Educational and Methodical Geriatric Centre organized the international teleconference entitled “International Perspectives: The Role of NGOs in Providing Care for Elderly People in Ukraine” to improve the American doctors’, nurses’, social workers’ professional skill.
The staff members of the State Educational and Methodical Geriatric Centre are reading lectures at the Eastern Michigan University.
The staff members of the Eastern Michigan University are taking part in teaching the members of the State Educational and Methodical Geriatric Centre.