Epilepsy

In Ukraine, according to the latest statistical data from the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (2012), there are approximately 100,000 patients registered with epilepsy, but this figure, taking into account the average global indicator of the prevalence of the disease, is likely understated. Read more

Standardization of medical care

  • The Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine of 17.04.2014№276 “On approval and implementation of medico-technological documents on standardization of medical care for Epilepsy”Read more

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

  • Globally, there are 127 (Phase I – 10, Phase IV – 11) recruiting clinical trials for epilepsy registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 66, France – 29, China/the Republic of Korea – 9 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Hungary – 6, Poland/Romania – 5, Bulgaria – 4 recruiting trials.
  • Ukraine:
    • Not yet recruiting – 0; Recruiting – 2; Active, not recruiting – 5 clinical trials.
    • The country experience includes 27 international clinical trials for epilepsy totally.
    • 2 recruiting Phase III trials are conducted on 13 clinical sites in 9 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Dnipro/Kharkiv/Odesa/Zaporizhia – 2 sites.
    • 5 active, not recruiting Phase II and III trials are conducted on 11 clinical sites in 9 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical trials: Odesa – 5, Kharkiv – 4, Kyiv/Lviv – 3 trials. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Kharkiv/Kyiv – 2 sites.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 38 (Phase I – 5) recruiting clinical trials.
  • World leaders: the USA – 16, France – 7, China – 6 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting clinical trials.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

clinical trials for epilepsy incl adults in CEE
clinical trials for epilepsy incl adults in Ukraine


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

  • Globally, there are 81 (Phase I – 7, Phase IV – 7) recruiting clinical trials for epilepsy registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 42, France – 24, Germany – 11 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Poland/Romania – 7, Austria/Bulgaria/Serbia/the Russian Federation – 5 recruiting trials.
  • Ukraine:
    • Not yet recruiting – 0; Recruiting – 4; Active, not recruiting – 3 clinical trials.
    • The country experience includes 29 clinical trials for epilepsy totally.
    • 4 recruiting Phase III trials are conducted on 17 clinical sites in 10 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical trials: Dnipro/Kyiv/Uzhhorod/Zaporizhia – 4, Kharkiv/Ivano-Frankivsk – 3 trials. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Dnipro/Kyiv – 3, Kharkiv/Odesa/Zaporizhia – 2 sites.
    • 3 active, not recruiting Phase III trials are conducted on 8 clinical sites in 7 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical trials: Kharkiv/Odesa – 3 trials. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Kyiv – 2 sites.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 13 (Phase I – 1) recruiting clinical trials.
  • World leaders: France – 4, China/the USA – 3 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Austria/the Czech Republic/Poland – 1 recruiting trial.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

clinical trials for epilepsy incl children in CEE
clinical trials for epilepsy incl children in Ukraine


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

  • Globally, there are 66 (on medical devices – 9) recruiting observational studies for epilepsy registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 35, France – 11, the United Kingdom – 9 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders: Austria/Hungary/Poland/the Russian Federation – 1 recruiting study.

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

  • Globally, there are 52 (on medical device – 8) recruiting observational studies for epilepsy registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 28, France – 11, the United Kingdom – 6 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting clinical studies.

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

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