Ukraine purchases life-saving medicine for children with primary immunodeficiency diseases The Ministry of Health of Ukraine has purchased Anakinra – the life-saving medicine for the treatment of primary immunodeficiency in children. Before, this medicine was unavailable in Ukraine and parents of pediatric patients had to buy it at their own expense from abroad. The demand was relatively low, and the manufacturer was not interested in placing this medicine on the Ukrainian market.
International investors are interested in modernization of Ukrainian health facilities On September 14, the Infrastructure PPPs in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia Conference in Kyiv brought together experts, business representatives and government officials from different countries to discuss the latest developments in the PPP sector and the PPP opportunities in Ukraine. One of the panel discussions focused on facilities management and PPPs in the healthcare sector. Roman Ilyk, deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine, presented the Ministry’s strategic plans aimed at attracting investment in the Ukrainian healthcare in the context of the ongoing transformation.
Country statement by A/Minister of Health Dr. Ulana Suprun at the 5th Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Ministerial Meeting (As Delivered) In the statement at the 5th Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Ministerial Meeting, Acting Minister of Health of Ukraine Dr. Ulana Suprun outlined the state of biosafety and biosecurity in Ukraine, presented Ukraine's work-plans in this area, and recalled Russia's hybrid war against the entire world. Strengthening the capacity to respond to biological, anthropogenic, nuclear and chemical threats is high on the agenda for Ukraine, as well as all GHSA members.
Serving People, Improving Health Project: Distance is no longer a barrier to heart disease diagnosis and treatment in Zaporizhzhia oblast All 32 primary healthcare centers in Zaporizhzhia oblast were provided with the necessary equipment – computers, electrocardiographs and USB flash drives for storing ECGs – for offering remote medical consultations to patients from rural and remote areas. In a relatively short period, this practice has already saved the lives of many heart disease patients in the region. The equipment was purchased and delivered to the primary healthcare centers in Zaporizhzhia oblast under the ‘Improving medical care to patients with diseases of the circulatory system in the Zaporizhzhia oblast’ subproject of the Serving People, Improving Health joint project of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine with the World Bank.