30/12/2013

MOH excluded the patients from all tender committees

On the 30th of December 2013, representatives of patient and public organizations sent an open letter to the Minister of Health Mrs. Bohatyryova demanding the inclusion of members of the civil society in the tender committees of the Ministry to assure […]
20/12/2013

Patients awarded Mrs. Bohatyryova with a medal and ‘Pozornyaka’

Today Mrs. Raisa Bohatyryova, the Healthcare Minister of Ukraine, received a symbolic reward from patients, as this year her Ministry ‘earned’ less during tenders on the procurement of drugs for PLHIV, compared to the previous year.
27/11/2013

The patients’ organization got the famous PR award for the first time ever – See more at: http://ucab.org.ua/en/node/362#sthash.clC8qKFg.dpuf

On November, 25, for the first time in the history of the honorable international award PRAVDA Awards the NGO, not a business agency, became a prize-winner. The patients’ organization UCAB not only got the 1 place, […]
27/09/2013

Patients persuaded the MoH not to limit the list of medicines for Hep C tender

There is an official information at the Ministry of Health of Ukraine web site about the list of medicines that would be procured at the expense of the state budget to treat Hepatitis C in Ukraine. According to this information, the representatives of the […]
18/09/2013

Ministry of Health’s officials make money on patients with hepatitis

Once the Cabinet of Ministers for the first time in the history of Ukraine has decided to finance the procurement of drugs for the treatment of hepatitis, Ministry of Health officials immediately began manipulation with tenders, limiting […]
16/09/2013

Hepatitis C treatment in Ukraine will be reduced by half

The prices of drugs for hepatitis C treatment, procured at the expense of the state budget will be reduced at least by half. It resulted from the agreements reached by NGOs, the Ministry of Health and pharmaceutical companies ROCHE and […]
04/09/2013

The State will finance the Hepatis C treatment for the first time ever

Today, for the first time in the history of Ukraine the Cabinet of Ministers signed the State Program on combating Hepatitis in Ukraine and the relevant allocation of funds. According to this document the Government will allocate […]
19/08/2013

MoH will procure Quality Drugs for Children with Cystic Fibrosis

The Ministry of Health obliged domestic manufacturers of the drug «Kreazim» to exclude the diagnosis «cystic fibrosis» from the diseases listed in the instructions for the drug. Now children with this disease cannot be treated […]
11/07/2013

Patients from the Clinic on the Territory of the Lavra Will Not Be Evicted

Today, a memorandum was signed between the Church, the state and patients regarding the inviolability of the L.V. Gromashevskii Institute of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases in the Kiev-Pecherska Lavra until the new premises for […]
03/07/2013

Oncological Tricks at the Ministry of Health

Cancer patients asked doctors and officials not to steal their medications. Next to the Ministry of Health building a magician in a doctor’s white coat demonstrated the «tricks» that happen every day with medications at the oncology […]