Following the open dialogue between patients, authorities and international organizations, held on October 1, 2019, subsequent resolution was adopted on the fundamental steps of further changes in the health care system, on which parties agreed.
The chosen course of healthcare transformation will be continued. The money for patient financing model will be maintained at all levels of health care delivery. Such agreements were reached during the event - open dialogue between patients, authorities and international organizations "Medical Reform for the Benefit of the Patient", which took place in Kyiv on October 1, 2019.
The bill No. 1076 «On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine ‘On Public Procurement’ and to Some Other Legislative Acts on Improving Public Procurement» has been put to vote today, which abolishes the possibility to procure medicines through the international organizations. The bill was posted on the website only one day before the voting, depriving the public of the opportunity to make comments and remarks.
Patient-led and non-governmental organizations warn the Prime Minister and the President against the new HR policy at the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and demand not to let the old corruption schemes returnt into the operations of the Ministry.
This week the Charitable Foundation “Patients of Ukraine” marks 8 years of its activities in defending the rights of patients for quality and accessible treatment. During this period we have become the most powerful counselor for the Ukrainian patients.
KYIV. On February 7, 2019 patients and doctors came to the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center to protect the medical reform and personally Dr Ulana Suprun, the acting Health Minister. The main requirement is to appoint Ulana Suprun to the position of the Minister of Health!
This was announced at the press-briefing by desperate mothers who handcuffed themselves. Their children may be left without treatment because of absurd criminal proceedings related to Anakinra, a costly drug for treatment of primary immunodeficiency.
41 patients’ organizations released an open letter to Julia Tymoshenko calling her not to voice unverified information about international pharmaceutical procurement and not to discredit the reform so important for all patients.