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15/05/2017

The President Received Baby Shoes and the MPs – Defibrillators with Demand to Launch Health Reform

Today about one hundred patients have brought stretchers with 423 ‘life packages’ for the MPs. The activists packed there things that symbolize life for each patient - painkillers, vaccines, stethoscopes, defibrillators, drips and children's clothes. In such a way the patients demanded from MPs to vote for the health reform…
12/05/2017

CF “Patients of Ukraine” and Olga Stefanyshyna won a court case filed by Dmytro Pidturkin, the former advisor to Raisa Bogatyriova

Today the CF “Patients of Ukraine” and Olga Stefanyshyna won a court case filed by Dmytro Pidturkin, the former advisor to a former health minister of Ukraine Raisa Bogatyriova, and a member of at least 12 working groups and 21 nomenclature review committees at the MoH Ukraine in 2012. The…
30/03/2017

Every Other Patient in Ukraine Refuses from Treatment because of High Prices for Medicines – Findings of the Research

Every other patient in Ukraine refuses from treatment or postpones it because of money shortages. High cost of medications is considered by 94% 0f patients involved in the focus-group discussions as the major problem.  In this case 48% of patients complain about adulterated and low-quality medicines. Almost 70% of the…
16/03/2017

Anticorruption and patients organizations accused the Committee on Public Health in politicization of medicines procurement process

Public, anticorruption and patients organizations called Olga Bohomolets and members of Committee on Public Health not to discredit the successful reform in the healthcare sector – procurements of medicines and vaccines through international organizations, and not to politicize it. That noted in the open appeal of CF "Patients of Ukraine",…
09/03/2017

The Tasigna drug for the treatment of patients with leukemia was procured by the international organization UNDP almost three times cheaper in comparison with the prices of the Ministry of Health

While the Ministry of Health procured the Tasigna drug (Nilotinib, 200 mg, capsules) at $ 53.27 per tablet, the United Nations Development Program managed to procure this drug of the same manufacturer and in the same dosage at $ 20.57 per tablet. The United Nations Development Program procured 55 020…
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! …
22/12/2016

Civil society made public the “black list” of pharmaceutical companies worked through distributors of dubious reputation

24 foreign pharmaceutical manufacturing companies took part in the international procurements in Ukraine through Ukrainian distributors. This is reported by the CF “Patients of Ukraine”, All-Ukrainian Network of PLWH and Anti-Corruption Action Center who today issued the “black list” of such manufacturers.…
21/12/2016

State Budget of Ukraine: UAH 5,9 billion was allocated for medications for severely ill patients

UAH 5,9 billion was allocated from the State Budget for medications for severely ill patients. Tonight deputies have voted for the relevant document. Patients with HIV, tuberculosis, viral hepatitis, pediatric and adult oncology, hemophilia and other illnesses receive medication for UAH 2 billion more than last year. …
15/12/2016

Patients of Rivne Oblast may monitor medicines leftovers online

Information about medicines leftovers in hospitals of Rivne Oblast is available online for the patients. Representatives by CF “Patients of Ukraine” and Rivne Regional State Administration have said this information during presentation of the project “E-liky”. Since now patients has the opportunity to see the information about medicines leftovers, which are procured by the…
12/12/2016

Civil society calls on Groysman not to appoint odious State Secretaries

Patients’ and anti-corruption communities demand Government and Volodymyr Groysman not to appoint Natalia Sholoyko as State Secretary for the Ministry of Health due to the conflict of interests and her relevance to the pharmaceutical industry. This is stated in open appeal to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine signed by…