Program Updates | Ukraine

Speeches Shim

July 17, 2020

In February 2019, 14-year-old Renat and his mother were both diagnosed with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) – the most pernicious form of the disease -- and hospitalized at the TB dispensary in Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast. New anti-TB drugs were not yet available to them, and the probability of curing their illness was reportedly less than 30 percent.

June 10, 2020

For six years, Marharyta Martynova has made original sauces from natural berries and vegetables under her Mr. Caramba brand. Her family business, run with her parents and siblings, specializes in craft products made from locally cultivated berries and vegetables.

May 22, 2020

Ukraine’s health sector is undergoing major change with the introduction of primary health care (PHC) reform efforts, which are fundamentally transforming medical processes and policies and replacing Soviet-era management approaches. Like many other medical professionals in Ukraine, Olena Kara, Deputy Chief Physician at Kramatorsk Outpatient Center #1, dreamed of increasing the effectiveness of hospitals in eastern Ukraine and fully supported the rollout of the nationwide reforms. 

May 13, 2020

When the USAID Mission in Ukraine contracted for an evaluation of its judicial reform activity, everyone involved saw it as nothing more than another routine oversight and accountability exercise, much like the half dozen the Mission undertakes annually. That was not to be.

April 9, 2020

March&Co Bakery is a young company that produces desserts, including cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and pies. The company had a difficult beginning, but found its way after Sofia participated in USAID’s Competitive Economy Program (CEP) Business Camp for Women.