22 February 2018
Recently Ukraine first appeared on the European map, which outlines the location of community based mental health support services within the framework of the study of the situation with psychiatric care in Europe. Ukraine is shown on the map with an explanation: “These services do not exist”.
27 November 2017
The awards were presented during the international conference "Practices of Palliative Care in the Eurasian Region", which took place in October 2017 in Ivano-Frankivsk.
23 November 2017
Delegates from Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Belarus, Poland, Armenia, Azerbaijan, the United States of America call on the Governments of the countries of the Eurasian region.
08 November 2017
This interview was taken during the international conference «Practice of Palliative Care in Eurasia Region» in Ivano-Frankivsk on 17-19th October, 2017. Original text is published at LB.ua.
23 October 2017
The adoption of the above laws is also important in regard to the long-lasting efforts of the Foundation and its program “Public Health” aimed to support initiatives and projects whose output was taken into account during the preparation of these draft laws. At the same time, the adopted law is based on meticulous expert work assisted by the Foundation following the initiative of George Soros.
17 October 2017
On October 17–18, the international conference “Palliative Care Practices in the Eurasian Region. Experience Exchange” is hosted in Ivano-Frankivsk. The event is attended by representatives of the World Health Organization, Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine, Europe and Central Asia department of “Human Rights Watch”, Open Society Foundation as well as experts in palliative care from 9 countries.
15 February 2017
On February 14, in Geneva (Switzerland), for the first time women with HIV, drug abused, sex workers and representatives of the LGBT community (lesbians, bisexual women and transgender people) presented a joint report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, the violation of their rights in Ukraine.
07 February 2017
New police continue the tradition of the former one concentrating their efforts on prosecuting drug users, not drug traffickers.
12 December 2016
Ukrainian Crisis Media Center hosted a presentation of the "Health Index. Ukraine", initiated by the International Renaissance Foundation, the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology and School of Public Health at the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" for the annual determination of citizens’ actual satisfaction level of medical help in Ukraine.
01 November 2016
According to the Ministry of Health, about 17 500 children, according to UNICEF, this number may be from 30 to 70 000 young patients are in need.
11 April 2016
The investigation, performed by journalists of the “Slidstvo.Info” program of the Hromadske.TV in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has disclosed an obvious fact of the existence of an off-shore company whose beneficiary is the President of Ukraine. This fact should receive its just appraisal.
17 September 2015
For the first time in Ukraine actress Irma Vitovska, the band “Ocean Elzy”, stage director Rostyslav Derzhypilsky, artist Andriy Yarmolenko, choreographer Olga Semyoshkina unite their efforts to work on charity theater project “OscarandtheLadyinPink” based on the novel by a world famous classic of the contemporary world literature Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt.
01 September 2015
On August 28 the Wounded Warrior Aid Center and the Main Military Clinical Hospital inaugurated a specialized palliative care department created exclusively at the expense of charitable funds.
02 December 2014
On 27th of November the Strategic Advisory Group on the reform of the health care system in Ukraine released Draft Strategy on building a new health care system in Ukraine for period 2015-2025.
01 December 2014
Continuing the series on legal aspects of palliative care, Kseniya Shapoval, International Palliative Care Initiative Coordinator, Public Health Program of the International Renaissance Foundation, Ukraine, writes about the advocacy involved in dealing with palliative care as a human right in Ukraine.
06 November 2014
Lawyers and representatives of HIV/AIDS organizations gathered to identify key messages pertaining to the right to medical care for people that require constant care and access to medication.