Public Health

Goal:

is to promote the development of a cost-effective and non-discriminatory healthcare system, transparent and rational spending of public funds, ensure equal access to essential medicines and proper treatment, including vulnerable groups

Accountability of healthcare spending

Development and dissemination of models of transparent and rational planning and use of public funds for healthcare.

Balanced and non-discriminatory drug policy

Development and implementation of a regulatory base for: - ensuring access to treatment with controlled substances (pain treatment and substitution maintenance therapy); - reducing the criminalization of people who use drugs (softening penalties for possession of small quantities of drugs).

Fighting corruption in healthcare

Independent control over the public procurement of essential medicines for treating HIV/AIDS, TB, hepatitis and cancer. Supporting independent hospital supervisory boards to monitor the use of public funds and charitable donations. Analyzing the impact of healthcare reform on access to treatment and corruption.

Legal empowerment of vulnerable groups

Ensuring that patients, including vulnerable groups, have access to quality free legal aid. Increasing the capacity of vulnerable groups to monitor and document human rights violations and represent their personal interests and those of their community.

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Team

Victoria Tymoshevska

Public Health Program Director

Olena Kucheruk

Public Health Program Manager

Kseniya Shapoval-Deinega

Public Health Program Manager

Yaroslava Shuliak

Public Health Program Coordinator

Zoriana Kaznovska

Public Health Program Assistant

Anna Karashivska

Media Consultant Public Health Program

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Goal:

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Democratic Practice

Goal:

is to create effective tools to combat corruption and increase government accountability

European Program

Goal:

is to support Ukraine’s European integration as a means of implementing effective pro-European reforms on democratization, human rights, good governance, and the rule of law

Human Rights and Justice

Goal:

is to prevent human rights violations, promote effective anti-discrimination legislation and practices, and ensure disadvantaged and vulnerable groups have access to justice and legal aid

Roma Program

Goal:

is to support NGOs and activists in involving representatives of the Roma community in social processes and combating discrimination

Social Capital

Goal:

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Environmental Initiative

Goal:

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Support of think tanks

Goal:

It seeks to contribute to Ukraine’s transformation into a successful, inclusive and accountable European democracy by creating conditions for independent public policy institutions to grow organizationally, strengthening the voice of independent think tanks in the policy process, making their output relevant for key stakeholder groups in the Ukrainian society, and enabling them to make a stronger impact on policy-making. The theory of change behind theTTDI is to improve the quality and practice of public policy-making in Ukraine by enhancing the role, institutional and policy capacity, credibility, visibility and collaborations of Ukrainian think tanks in the policy process. The outcome objective is improved quality and practice of public policy making in Ukraine that involves civil society participation.

Проєкт «EU4USociety»

Goal:

Загальною метою Проєкту є посилення залучення, сталості, спроможності, актуальності та впливу українського громадянського суспільства у вирішенні актуальних внутрішніх, регіональних та глобальних викликів. Довготривалим наслідком реалізації Проєкту буде внесок у побудову сталої демократичної публічної політики та культури громадської участі в Україні.

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