A Year after Ukrainian Parliament passed Health reform law: What has changed A year ago, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed (240 votes in favor) the first health reform law launching the long-awaited process of change in the national healthcare system and introducing the state guaranteed benefit package. Great progress has been made since the key law was passed. Here is a look at the four biggest health reform achievements during this year.
The Ministry of Health of Ukraine implements seven strategic programs to eliminate corruption in the health sector The Ministry of Health of Ukraine continues a fundamental transformation of the national healthcare system. The fight against corruption is one of the top priorities, therefore the Ministry’s key goal is to establish clear and transparent rules to eliminate corrupt practices in the Ukrainian health sector.
Health reforms remain the priority programs in the draft state budget for 2019: Ukraine’s government to allocate UAH 92.3 billion for healthcare next year On September 14, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the draft State Budget for 2019. The transformation of the national healthcare system remained one of the priority financing programs – the Government plans to allocate UAH 92.3 billion for healthcare in 2019, which is 10% more than the previous year.
MoH of Ukraine presented changes in health care to international partners Key partners of the Ministry of Health - representatives of embassies and international organizations - highly appreciate changes that have already taken place in health care and support the Ministry’s efforts in their implementation. Together with the partners, Acting Health Minister Ulyana Suprun and her Deputies Pavlo Kovtonyuk, Olha Stefanyshyna, Oleksandr Linchevskyi, Roman Ilyk discussed further steps and priorities in the work of the Ministry in 2019, and healthcare transformation during the 17 April meeting.