(from left to right), Prof. Y. Kundiev, M.D., Vice-President of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine; Prof. S. Berezhnov, M.D., Deputy Chief Sanitary Physician of the Ministry of Public Health of Ukraine; Prof. W. Wertelecki, M.D., Director of the Ukrainian-American Birth Defects Program; Ms. O. Radzievska, Main Specialist for USAID regarding public health programs.