WHO: The Affordable Medicines Program has improved access to medicines for Ukrainians The World Health Organization has published a report on the Government Affordable Medicines Program. According to WHO, the Program has improved access to treatment for Ukrainians and has allowed to lower the prices of medicines.
Serving People, Improving Health Project: cancer screening and early detection for women in Lviv oblast Under the Serving People, Improving Health joint project of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine with the World Bank, six interdistrict screening centers in Lviv oblast were provided with modern equipment for cancer screening and early detection in women, with the key focus on breast cancer. More than 26,000 women have undergone screenings in these centers in the past three years.
Ukraine’s Acting Health Minister speaks on importance of investing in human capital at 2018 IMF and World Bank Group Annual Meeting Dr. Ulana Suprun, acting Minister of Health of Ukraine, together with the Ukrainian delegation participates in the 2018 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group, hosted by Indonesia from October 8 to October 14. This year, the program has a strong focus on the development and investment in the world's greatest asset – human capital.
Serving People, Improving Health Project: 1,000 medical interventions performed in new cardiovascular center in Rivne The first Cardiovascular Center in Rivne oblast opened in February 2018. The healthcare specialists of the Cardiovascular Center of the Rivne Region Clinical Hospital (RRCH) have performed about 1,000 medical interventions over the past nine months. The center was opened and provided with all necessary equipment, medicines, and supplies under the ‘Increase the effectiveness of treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases in Rivne region for the period of 2015-2020’ subproject of the Serving People, Improving Health joint project of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine with the World Bank.