International procurement brings new medicines to the Ukrainian market: the case of transplant medication
May 24, 2017
While lowering the price paid by the Government to purchase well established medicines, international procurement is also bringing new medicines, previously unseen in Ukraine, to the country’s patients. The current list of registered medicines in Ukraine counts about 10,000 products, while a lot of high-quality medicines, mostly generics, are still not present on the market.
Progress in procurement of medicines for adult oncology and child oncology and oncohematology programs
May 24, 2017
According to the agreement with the Ministry of Health, UNDP carries out procurement of medicines and medical devices under 23 programs, including the areas of adult and child oncology and oncohematology. To date, 92 to 96 lots ordered by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine under the adult oncology program, are procured.
Impact Hub and UNDP launch the 2017 edition of Accelerate2030
May 12, 2017
Impact Hub and UNDP are announcing the launch of the second edition of Accelerate2030, an international cross-border scaling program for impact-driven ventures. This year, ventures from 17 countries across 4 continents are encouraged to apply to this unique acceleration program, including Ukraine.
Report: Ukraine should channel support to SMEs through big banks
May 12, 2017
According to the report, which was prepared by the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting and commissioned by UNDP in Ukraine, the newly-nationalized PrivatBank and the state savings bank Oschadbank would be the ideal conduit to pump funds into the more isolated areas of the country.
Civil society scrutinizes Ukraine’s human rights efforts ahead of UN Periodical Review
Apr 26, 2017
In November 2017, Ukraine will present its national report to the UN Human Rights Council under the 3rd cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism. This provides the opportunity for each UN Member State to declare what actions they have taken to improve the human rights situation in their country, and to fulfil their human rights obligations.
Patients with hemophilia will receive high-quality European medicines
Apr 17, 2017
The Ministry of Health of Ukraine (MOH) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) report the completion of all procurement procedures for adult and child hemophilia medicines according to the agreement.
Over 7,000 conflict-affected people turn to UNDP-supported citizen's advisory bureaus
Apr 12, 2017
In March 2016, UNDP set up four сitizens advisory bureaus to support the government in providing administrative, psychological and legal aid to the vulnerable population in the atermath of the conflict in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.
Creating new jobs to meet the needs of families in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine
Apr 10, 2017
In 2 years, UNDP’s jobs co-financing and small grants programmes resulted into creation of over 440 new jobs in Luhansk region.
Human rights survey, Ombudsman+ and Anti-discrimination Barometer: three ways to support human rights in Ukraine
Apr 5, 2017
UNDP Ukraine is supporting the Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights, also known as the Ombudsperson, with many different activities. Find out three main highlights of our achievements.
Ukrainian children with cancer received medicines worth 60 million Hryvnia
Apr 3, 2017
A large shipment of life-saving oncology medicines from one of the leading world manufacturers arrived in Ukraine. Five medicines, produced in France, Germany and Canada, for a total amount of over 60 mln Ukrainian Hryvnia are being unloaded at the warehouse of State Enterprise “UkrMedPostach”, from where they will be further distributed to hospitals around Ukraine to be provided to thousands of children who suffer from cancer.