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  • 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.

  • 12 crowdfunding campaigns you can support Mar 31, 2017

    A new website allows any internet user from Ukraine and other countries to select their favourite business idea developed by IDPs from Donbas, and financially support it with only a few clicks. This is the result of the Crowdfunding Academy carried out earlier in 2017 by UNDP with support from the British Embassy in Ukraine.

  • Too many lives scarcely touched by human development progress, UN report finds Mar 30, 2017

    In Ukraine, the Human Development Index measured in the report is at 0.743 - 84 out of 188 countries and territories. Since 1990, HDI value increased by 5.2 percent. However, Ukraine remains below the average for countries in the high human development group and below the average for countries in the Europe and Central Asia region.

  • Big future for small businesses: first East Expo 2017 welcomes 100 business and 4,000 visitors in conflict-affected Donbas Mar 27, 2017

    Over 100 businesses took part in the two business expos that were held as two-day events first in Kramatorsk and then in Severodonetsk. Not only did small business owners and managers from various industries present their products and services, but they also took part in peer-to-peer networking, and advanced business training. They also used the event to identify potential partners and find new clients.

  • World TB Day 2017: Timely TB identification and treatment are essential for successful recovery Mar 22, 2017

    About a quarter of a million people are currently suffering from tuberculosis (TB) in Ukraine. While incidence of TB is decreasing, multi-drug-resistant TB is on the rise, and timely access to diagnostics and treatment is still an issue. Recent combined efforts of the Ministry of Health, MOH Public Health Center, UN agencies, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and civil society helped ensure access to care and change the approach by providing TB prevention and treatment outside of healthcare facilities.

  • 3 reasons to care about civic literacy Mar 16, 2017

    To assess the level of civic literacy in Ukraine, UNDP has commissioned a sociologic survey that was conducted in July-September 2016. We have also commissioned a similar study in Moldova, while Pact Inc had a similar exercise in Belarus. The concept of "Citizenship of the 21 century" was used as a baseline methodology and allowed us to compare the findings from three countries in the areas of civic knowledge, civic behaviour, civic attitudes and beliefs, and prospects for civic education.