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” […]
01/09/2016

HOW MUCH UKRAINIANS PAY FOR MEDICINES IN FACT — RESEARCH

Research measuring the share of household budget, which an average-sized Ukrainian family spends for medicines, has been launched in Ukraine. The research is performed under the Cost(less) Medicine Project funded […]
28/07/2016

Next year Ukrainian patients with hepatitis C may stay without treatment

As soon as next year Ukraine will not provide treatment for patients with hepatitis C for the public funds. The State Program on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis for 2013-2016 ends this year. […]
08/07/2016

This year medicines procurements will be transferred to international organizations by July 20, 2016

The Ministry of Health will form and submit the current year budget for the procurement of medicines and medicinal products to international organizations by 20-th of July.
23/06/2016

UNDP saved for Ukraine USD 330 000 during anti-tuberculosis medicines procurement in compare with the MOH pricing 2014

United Nations Development Programme which procures drugs for the Ministry of Health has purchased up medicines for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis 3 times cheaper in compare with the MOH pricing 2014.
21/06/2016

UNDP saved for Ukraine on hepatitis medicines USD 1 million over the Ministry of Health pricing

UNDP saved for Ukraine on medicines for hepatitis nearly USD 1 million over the Ministry of Health pricing. Total savings on medicines procurement made up USD 919 000, in particular 35% of medicines are procured under the program of treatment […]
17/06/2016

Five Years of Struggle for Survival

Now Patients of Ukraine is one of the most influential patient’s organizations in the country. I am not kidding because pharmaceutical mafia and corrupt officials are trying to discredit us.
17/06/2016

Five Years of Struggle for Survival

Now Patients of Ukraine is one of the most influential patient’s organizations in the country. I am not kidding because pharmaceutical mafia and corrupt officials are trying to discredit us. Pharmaceutical companies file cases against us just because we are telling the truth about them in the TV, over the radio and in the press. By the way, they are losing while we are winning international contests for our information and public campaigns.
03/06/2016

International organizations have procured oncology medicines 45% cheaper over MoH pricing

It is almost UAH half a billion less than the Ministry of Health would spend when procuring the same medicines at prices of 2014. More than UAH 413 million are saved under the treatment program of oncology in adults and more than UAH 51 million — under the treatment program of oncology in children.
01/06/2016

Parliamentarians have made a major hit on corruption — the Verkhovna Rada approved the bill № 4484 as of 26.05.2016. Now it is for the President to decide

On May 30, 2016 the Verkhovna Rada adopted in general in the first reading the bill № 4484 introduced on April 26, 2016, aimed at simplifying the procedure of medicines authorization in Ukraine. The bill was initiated by the Prime Minister […]