18/09/2020

Patients Demand Health Sector Funding Increase up to 5% of GDP!

On September 18, ‘Death Budget-2021’ action took place in front of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Patients, parents together with their seriously ill children, activists and concerned citizens came out with a demand to increase the health sector funding to 5% of GDP, that is  up to UAH 225 billion.
24/07/2020

Right for Treatment and Life: Patients Take to Defend Medical Reform

On July 23, 2020, an action “Ingrained Soviet Mentality Kills Medical Reform” was held in front of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine. Patients took to defend their constitutional rights to affordable and quality medicine.
15/07/2020

Position of Patients’ Organizations on Possible Recognition of the Law of Ukraine On State Financial Guarantees of Medical Care for Population Fully or Partially Unconstitutional

The patient community is concerned about the possible cancellation of the medical reform due to recognition of the Law of Ukraine On State Financial Guarantees of Medical Care for Population unconstitutional. This law is fundamental to the functioning of health care reform in Ukraine. Therefore, it is called the ‘Law on Medical Reform’ among the patients’ community.
10/07/2020

Medical Reform at Threat: Patients May Lose their Right for Accessible and Quality Treatment

The All-Ukrainian Patient Forum was held in Ukraine. The event brought together 50 representatives of NGOs that protect life and advocate for availability of quality medical care for seriously ill people in Ukraine.
03/07/2020

Patients of Ukraine Assisted 7 500 Ukrainian Doctors to Fight Pandemic

The Charitable Foundation “Patients of Ukraine” together with partners, volunteers  and non-indifferent people for three months raised UAH 19 266 699 for protection of health professionals.
16/06/2020

Cabinet of Ministers Approved Manual Pharmaceutical Procurement: Country May Stay without Medicines

On June 12, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine amended the Resolution, which complicates the pharmaceutical procurement process. NGOs are concerned that the country stumbles on the manual procurement management that threatens the patients to stay without essential medicines.
03/06/2020

More than 5000 Doctors Provided with Protection for Two Months at CF “Patients of Ukraine” Initiative

The Charitable Foundation “Patients of Ukraine” together with partners, volunteers and people who supported the Foundation for two months raised UAH 14 578 580 for protection of health workers.
20/05/2020

Appeal of the Patient Community regarding the failure of the medicine procurement for the severely ill patients

Dear Mr. Stepanov, Public procurement of medicines for 38 health programs financed from the state budget of Ukraine must have started in February-March 2020 but failed. According to public information […]
18/05/2020
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Death Sentence to Seriously Ill Patients: Public and Patients’ Organizations Demand to Fire Stepanov as Pharmaceutical Procurements Are at Stake

The Health Ministry of Ukraine is disrupting procurement of medicines, vaccines and medical devices for seriously ill Ukrainians for budget 2020. Every year pharmaceuticals are procured in 38 different areas at the centralized level.
28/04/2020

MoH Returns in Days of Bogatyreva and Procures Protective Suits Double Price than Volunteers and Hospitals Do

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine wants to overspend 40% of the budget, which can be used for procurement of additional 50,000 protective suits for health workers. These are the results of the first tender held by the MoH at the cost of the reserve budget to combat COVID-19. The Ministry of Health administration got around the procurement through the independent specialized agency SE Medical Procurement of Ukraine and laid hands on the tenders.