ISSUP Ukraine Launch Event

On Thursday, November 26, 2020, ISSUP Ukraine were pleased to hold their official Launch Event at the beginning of the VIII Annual Psychiatric International Conference WPA Co-sponsored “XXI Century Psychiatry: A Global Impact on Modern Society and New Practices in the Field”.

Moderators:

Iryna Pinchuk Prof., MD, PhD Director, Institute of Psychiatry of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Vice-President of the Ukrainian Psychiatric Association, Country Director, International Technology Transfer Center - Ukraine Head of ISSUP Ukraine National Chapter

Olha Myshakivska MD, PhD National Chapters Regional Coordinator – Asia International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP)

Featured Speakers:

Michal Miovsky, ICUDDR (The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction) 

Anja Busse, UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)

Brian A Morales (USA), Branch Chief, Counternarcotics, Office of Global Programs and Policy, INL Bureau at U.S. Department of State, "Drug Demand Reduction: Prevention, Treatment and Recovery: Why – and How – do we bother?"

Joanna Travis-Roberts (UK), Chief Executive International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP), "The role of ISSUP globally"

Olha Myshakivska (Ukraine), National Chapter Regional Coordinator, International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP), "The role of the National Chapter Regional Coordinator"

Igor Koutsenok (USA), MD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, Department of Psychiatry Director, Center for Criminality & Addiction Research, Training & Application Director, International Technology Transfer Center - Ukraine Vice President, International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction, "Addiction Medicine Training in Medical Education – Problems and Potential Solutions" 

Iryna Pinchuk (Ukraine) Prof., MD, PhD, Director, Institute of Psychiatry of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Vice-President of the Ukrainian Psychiatric Association, Country Director, International Technology Transfer Center - Ukraine Head of ISSUP Ukraine National Chapter, "ISSUP Ukraine National Chapter: role and potential for support of drug demand reduction in Ukraine".