International conference “Development of Kiev Health System” June 22, 2016 representatives of the Public organization “Healthy Nation of Future” participated in the international conference “Development of the health care system in Kiev “. Event was organized by the Kyiv city administration, with the participation of the Ministry of Health and international representatives.
In particular, participants of the conference were: the head of the Kiev city Administration Vitali Klitschko, the acting Ukraine’s Health Minister Victor Shafranskii,acting director USAID Mission John Pennel, director of UNAIDS in Ukraine Jacek Tishko, Giovanna Berberis- head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), representatives of the diplomatic agencies in Ukraine, the World Bank, the EBRD, the American Chamber of Commerce and others.
In his opening remarks, the mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko said that the creation of effective working environment for physicians and patients the metropolitan government will attract the best international experience, international organizations, experts and investors, who are ready to implement innovations in the medical sector of the capital.
According to USAID Mission Director John Pennel, the US government supports Kiev in the implementation of health reform. Furthermore, within the program Fast Track Kiev will receive technical and financial assistance. Also, the capital will be supported in treatment and prevention of tuberculosis. Vitali Klitschko has presented the Concept of development of the health system, the main principles of which is the focus on people and the outcome and on the implementation of tasks.
It is planned to create a European-style health system in Kiev that will provide high-quality and efficient care to the people of Kiev. The aim of the metropolitan government is the creation of a new system, where all the funds will come from the shadows that allows doctors to get a decent salary, to buy modern medical equipment and necessary drugs for patients.
In particular, the Kyiv has joined forces with the public organizations in the fight against the HIV / AIDS epidemic. And the capital is taking the initiative to distribute AIDS program to other cities of Ukraine.