Bronchial asthma

The Incidence of bronchial asthma in Ukraine grew from 22.2 new cases per 100 thousand population in 2014 to the 23 in 2015. Correspondingly, the Prevalence grew from 489.4 patients per 100 thousand population in 2014 to the 489.8 in 2015. Read more. For comparison, the Prevalence of bronchial asthma in 2011 amounted to 515.9 patients per 100 thousand population. Read more. The Prevalence of bronchial asthma among children ranged within 560-600 patients per 100 thousand children population during last years (2013). Read more.

Standardization of medical care

  • The Order of MoH of Ukraine of 08.10.2013 № 868 “On approval and implementation of medical and technical documents on standardization of medical care in Bronchial asthma”Read more.
  • The Order of the MoH of Ukraine of 16.04.2014 № 270 “On introducing changes to the orders of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine”. Read more.

Clinical trials including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 160 (Phase I – 15, Phase IV – 17) recruiting clinical trials for asthma registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 63, Canada – 25, the United Kingdom – 23 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Poland/the Russian Federation – 9, Romania – 8, Hungary – 7 recruiting trials.
  • Ukraine:
    • Not yet recruiting – 0; Recruiting – 2; Active, not recruiting – 13 clinical trials.
    • The country experience includes 70 international clinical trials for asthma totally.
    • 2 recruiting Phase II and III trials are conducted on 25 clinical sites in 12 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Kyiv – 8, Kharkiv – 4, Dnipro/Vinnytsia/Zaporizhia – 2 sites.
    • 13 active, not recruiting Phase III trials are conducted on 35 clinical sites in 20 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical trials: Kharkiv – 13, Kyiv – 12, Ivano-Frankivsk/Vinnytsia – 11 trials. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Kyiv – 6, Kharkiv – 4, Uzhhorod – 3 sites.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 29 (Phase I – 2) recruiting clinical trials.
  • World leaders: the USA – 6, Canada/China/France – 4, Italy/Spain/the United Kingdom – 3 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Poland – 2, Hungary/Romania/the Russian Federation – 1 recruiting trial.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, 1 recruiting Phase I clinical trial is conducted in the USA.

clinical trials for bronchial asthma incl adults in CEE
clinical trials for bronchial asthma incl adults in Ukraine
clinical sites in trials for bronchial asthma incl adults in Ukraine


Clinical trials including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 90 (Phase I – 2, Phase IV – 11) recruiting clinical trials for asthma registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 55, Canada/Hungary – 8, Germany/the United Kingdom – 7 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Hungary – 8, Poland/the Russian Federation – 6, Romania – 5 recruiting trials.
  • Ukraine:
    • Not yet recruiting – 0; Recruiting – 3; Active, not recruiting – 11 clinical trials.
    • The country experience includes 57 clinical trials for asthma totally.
    • 2 from 3 recruiting Phase III trials are conducted on 26 clinical sites in 12 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Kyiv – 8, Kharkiv – 4, Dnipro/Odesa/Vinnytsia/ Zaporizhia – 2 sites.
    • 11 active, not recruiting Phase III trials are conducted on 35 clinical sites in 20 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical trials: Kharkiv – 11, Kyiv/Vinnytsia – 10, Ivano-Frankivsk – 9 trials. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Kyiv – 6, Kharkiv – 4, Uzhhorod – 3 sites.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 18 (Phase I – 0) recruiting clinical trials.
  • World leaders: the USA – 8, Belgium – 2, others – 1 recruiting trial.
  • CEE leaders: Hungary only – 1 recruiting clinical trial.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

clinical trials for bronchial asthma incl children in CEE
clinical trials for bronchial asthma incl children in Ukraine
clinical sites in trials for bronchial asthma incl children in Ukraine


Non-interventional studies including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 76 (on medical devices – 7) recruiting observational studies for asthma registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 33, the United Kingdom –10, China/Germany/the Netherlands – 5 recruiting studies
  • CEE leaders: Austria only – 1 recruiting study.

Non-interventional studies including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 40 (on medical device – 2) recruiting observational studies for asthma registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 18, the United Kingdom – 6, Italy – 5 recruiting studies..
  • CEE leaders: Austria only – 1 recruiting study.

NB! The cities located on the non-controlled territories of Ukraine are not included in the statistics.

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Sergii Gromov

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