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Last updated: July 20, 2021

July 20, 2021

Oleksandr, a 28-year old inmate at the Solone Prison in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, is HIV-positive and has successfully adhered to antiretroviral therapy while incarcerated. In December 2019, the prison  asked Oleksandr and other inmates to test for hepatitis C (HCV). He agreed, although he doubted that the prison would provide free treatment if he tested positive. While he wasn’t surprised that he tested positive for HCV on the rapid test, confirmed several days later by a more standard blood test, he did not expect free treatment.

July 20, 2021

After a bumpy couple of years, the road ahead looks much smoother for Ukraine’s National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) Integrity School.

July 20, 2021

Iryna Barzo is an agronomist who has worked with the Agrovesna Cooperative since its launch in 2011. Today the cooperative, one of the leading berry producersin Ukraine, unites 18 small berry producers who farm 500 hectares of land.

July 20, 2021

Trust in government institutions traditionally remains low among Ukrainians, and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine is no exception. Many voters are insufficiently aware of the specifics of the work of the Ukrainian Parliament, the responsibilities before its Members, the legislative process, etc. They do not fully understand the role that the Verkhovna Rada plays in overseeing and maintaining a democratic system.

June 24, 2021

Liudmyla Slavych works at the Novovorontsovska Central District Hospital, in Kherson Oblast, where she has procured the hospital’s supplies for 15 years. She always struggled with finding suppliers, the lack of choices, inflated prices, concerns over quality, inefficiency in the process, and considerable delivery delays.