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10/07/2017

Monument to Victims of Medical Populism was Erected in Front of the Verkhovna Rada

Patients erected a Monument to the victims of medical populism in front of the Verkhovna Rada. The symbolic crosses with nailed T-shirts bearing the names of the deceased people, who died just shy of treatment, appeared during a public action in front of the Parliament. This is the way the…
04/01/2017

Simplified Medicines Authorization System Launched in Ukraine

Simplified Medicines Authorization System has been launched in Ukraine. The Ministry of Justice registered and published a corresponding Order of the Ministry of Health, ensuring that medicines authorized in USA, Switzerland, Japan, Australia, Canada and the EU may enter the Ukrainian market in 17 days! …
01/09/2016

Patients’ organizations have learnt how to use advocacy and PR tools effectively

Non-governmental organizations have learnt how to use advocacy and PR tools effectively in order to achieve socially important for patients goals. On August 30-31, 2016 the CF “Patients of Ukraine” conducted under the USAID “Cost(less) Medicine” Project training aimed at capacity building of NGOs.…
05/02/2016

Innovative hepatitis C treatment will be available to Ukrainian patients this year

In Ukraine every 11th Ukrainian is infected with hepatitis C. For decades this disease condemned hundreds of thousands of patients to a painful and slow death. To cure this terrible disease people are forced to sell out all their property because the necessary medicines are too expensive for the average…
26/01/2016

Job opportunity: Project Manager in patient organization CF “Patients of Ukraine”

Charitable Foundation “Patients of Ukraine” is looking for a full time Project Manager to join our team.…
23/12/2015

Condemned patients are picketing the Cabinet of Ministers

Today more than a hundred patients with cotton hoods on their heads and nooses around their necks lined up in front of the building of the Cabinet of Ministers. In this way they wanted to demonstrate to the Government, what the adoption of the draft budget for medicine procurement for…
22/12/2015

“Condemned” patients with cotton hoods on their heads and nooses around their necks will gather in front of the building of the Cabinet of Ministers

Patients, outraged with the underfunded medicine procurement for seriously ill Ukrainians within the Draft Budget for 2016, will make a living wall in front of the Cabinet of Ministers building. 100 people will stand with nooses around their necks and cotton hoods on their heads, to the accompaniment of drum-beat that…
07/12/2015

The project of Ukraine’s pharmaceutical market deregulation has been developed

Today the CF “Patients of Ukraine” together with MPs and experts of the law firm “Arzinger” presented the Concept of reforming the pharmaceutical market of Ukraine. It provides for, in particular, the abolition of duplicated licensing procedures, simplification of regulation, reduction of the respective terms and maximum transparency of all…
02/12/2015

The Government condemns “crystal” children to disability

“Children-crystals” together with their parents and patient organizations’ activists gathered in front of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine holding an action under the title “Do not break up my life!” Kids whose bones were broken up approximately 30 times in a couple of years, crashed the statuettes of children…
12/10/2015

Civil society accused the Government in sabotage of public procurements of medicines through international organizations

Today patient and anticorruption organizations brought to the Cabinet of Ministers 4 barrels with ink for Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Alexander Kvitashvili, the Minister of Health, Natalya Jaresko, the Minister of Finance and Valeriya Gontareva, the Head of the National Bank. Due to the action “100 liters…