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World Cancer Day: New Approaches for the Treatment of Cancer

More than one million people are living with cancer in Ukraine, and 9.6 million people worldwide are estimated to have died from cancer in 2018.  


Ukraine to develop a digital stock management system for medicines and medical products

UNDP in Ukraine, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, is announcing a tender for software development for the digital stock management system for medicines and medical products.…  


Medical colleges in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts will train emergency medicine technicians

A round table discussion was held in Kramatorsk, where a pilot training initiative for emergency medical technicians from medical colleges in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts was presented. The initiative…  


Today UNDP is deeply concerned that people in Ukraine, especially children with rare diseases, may be deprived of access to certain medicines

The United Nations Development Programme in Ukraine (UNDP) reconfirms its support for the people of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine in ensuring that essential medicines are delivered and…  


Sustainable Health in Procurement Project

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) officially launched the new Sustainable Health in Procurement Project (SHiPP) Inception Workshop Report.  


On World Hemophilia Day, MOH and UNDP report 100 mln Hryvnia savings to buy additional medicines for people with hemophilia

Today, as the World Hemophilia Day is globally marked to support people with this blood disease, MOH and UNDP reported 100 mln Hryvnia budget funds savings under the hemophilia programmes. This was…  


UNDP international expert: Patients and NGOs will continue to play a key role once the new health procurement agency is established

Wilbert Bannenberg is a public health physician with 35 years’ experience in improving pharmaceutical systems in low and middle income countries. He has completed more than 100 missions related to…  


Shortage of public resources in Ukrainian health sector magnified by inefficiencies

Based on the findings, the study recommends measures to improve both quality of service and efficiency of health spending. Accelerating the implementation of the healthcare reform will help shift from…  


We can stop the AIDS epidemic by 2030, but change needs to happen

On World AIDS Day 2017, the United Nations Development Program and the broader health community is drawing attention on the 15.8 million people across the world who still lack access to treatment.…  


Tracing medicine distribution: NGOs start collecting information on medicine delivery

In the last two and a half years, international procurement of medicines allowed Ukraine to save hundreds of millions Hryvnia, later used to purchase more medicines and ensure treatment to a larger…  

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