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Psoriasis. Psoriatic arthritis.

In Ukraine, the statistics on incidence of psoriasis is significantly different from the average figures in Europe: the Incidence increased from 114.8 cases per 100 thousand population in 1994 to 222.5 per 100 thousand population in 2014, including over 6000 children. Read more.

According to the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations, the Prevalence of psoriasis in the world varies within 1.2-5%. Read more.

Standardization of medical care

  • The Order of the MoH of Ukraine of 20.11.2015 №762 “On approval and implementation of medical and technological documents on standardization of medical care in Psoriasis, including Psoriatic arthropathy”Read more.

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

  • Globally, there are 114 (Phase I – 20, Phase IV – 17) recruiting clinical trials for psoriasis registered at ClinicalTrials.gov. They include 30 (Phase I – 0, Phase IV – 2) trials for psoriatic arthritis.
  • World leaders: the USA – 47, Canada – 20, Germany – 19 recruiting trials. For psoriatic arthritis particularly: the USA – 12, the United Kingdom – 9, Canada/Hungary – 7.
  • CEE leaders: Hungary – 12, Poland – 10, the Russian Federation – 9 recruiting trials. For psoriatic arthritis particularly: Hungary – 7, Poland/the Russian Federation – 5, Bulgaria – 4.
  • Ukraine:
    • Not yet recruiting – 3 trials for psoriatic arthritis; Recruiting – 0; Active, not recruiting – 3 trials for psoriasis, including 2 trials for psoriatic arthritis.
    • The country experience includes 15 clinical trials for psoriasis totally, including 7 trials for psoriatic arthritis.
    • 3 not yet recruiting Phase III and IV trials for psoriatic arthritis are conducted on 23 clinical sites in 15 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Kyiv/Kharkiv – 4, Lviv/Vinnytsia – 2 sites.
    • 1 active, not recruiting Phase III trial for plaque psoriasis is conducted on 5 clinical sites in 5 cities: Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa, Ternopil, Vinnytsia. 2 active, not recruiting Phase III trials for psoriatic arthritis are conducted on 12 clinical sites in 9 cities. The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Vinnytsia – 3, Kharkiv – 2 sites.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 6 (Phase I – 1) recruiting clinical trials. For psoriatic arthritis – 0 trials.
  • World leaders: the USA – 3, Denmark/Switzerland/the Republic of Korea – 1 recruiting trial.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting trials.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, 1 recruiting Phase I-II clinical trial is conducted in China. For psoriatic arthritis – 0.

recruiting clinical trials for psoriasis including adults in CEE, June 2017

clinical trials for psoriasis (excluding arthritis) including adults in Ukraine, June 2017

clinical trials for psoriatic arthritis including adults in Ukraine, June 2017

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

  • Globally, there are 17 (Phase I – 2, Phase IV – 2) recruiting clinical trials for psoriasis registered at ClinicalTrials.gov. They include only 1 trial for psoriatic arthritis (Phase II).
  • World leaders: the USA – 16, Germany – 6, Canada – 5 recruiting trials. For psoriatic arthritis particularly: Canada, Germany, Spain, the USA – 1.
  • CEE leaders: Hungary/Poland – 4, Romania – 2 recruiting trials.
  • Ukraine:
    • Not yet recruiting – 0; Recruiting – 0; Active, not recruiting – 0 clinical trials.
    • The country experience includes 1 completed Phase III clinical trial for psoriasis. It was conducted on 6 clinical sites in 6 cities: Dnipro, Ivano-Frankivsk, Khmelnytskyi, Kyiv, Uzhhorod, Zaporizhia.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

recruiting clinical trials for psoriasis including children in CEE, June 2017


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

  • Globally, there are 54 (on medical devices –3) recruiting observational studies for psoriasis registered at ClinicalTrials.gov. They include 25 studies for psoriatic arthritis.
  • World leaders: the USA – 12, Germany – 9, France – 6 recruiting studies. For psoriatic arthritis particularly: the USA – 5 , France – 4, Canada/Germany – 3.
  • CEE leaders: the Russian Federation – 2, Austria – 1 recruiting study. For psoriatic arthritis particularly: the Russian Federation only – 2 studies.

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

  • Globally, there are 10 (on medical device – 0) recruiting observational studies for psoriasis registered at ClinicalTrials.gov. They include 6 studies for psoriatic arthritis.
  • World leaders: the USA – 3, France – 2 recruiting studies. For psoriatic arthritis particularly: the USA – 3 studies.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting studies.

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

Publications of

Sergii Gromov

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