The Ministry of Health has nominated Serhiy Hur’yev as the new Head of the State Service of Medical Products. Official documentation sent from the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to the Anti-Corruption Action Center revealed the submission of his candidacy. It should be noted, however, that the Ministry of Health has not yet officially announced the nomination. The only message regarding the next head of this department on the Ministry of Health’s website is that the selection process for a new head had been completed.
During the pre-trial investigation of the former Minister of Internal Affairs, Vitaliy Zakharchenko, who is currently in hiding abroad, the General Prosecutor of Ukraine seized “everything, discovered at this current time, as the property of the suspect,” according to a document sent by the Office of the General Prosecutor at the request of the Anti-corruption [...]
Civil-society activists placed a two-meter toilet outside the Verkhovna Rada today. The participants in this protest, who wore masks to represent President Petro Poroshenko and the General Prosecutors Vitaliy Yarema, Viktor Shokin, and Oleh Makhnitskyi, “flushed” the criminal cases against high-level officials who are suspected of corruption down the toilet. In this way, the civil-society [...]
The National Anticorruption Bureau published the official election results to the Council of Public Control on its website. According to the results of the election, the following fifteen candidates were selected as members of the Anticorruption Bureau’s Council of Public Control: Bihus Denys Stanislavovych: 8683 Votes Shabunin Vitaliy Viktorovych: 8376 Votes Kycil’ Alisa Oleksandrivna: 6362 [...]
A new National Agency for Prevention of Corruption (the Agency) will be established this year according to the new Law on Corruption Prevention and will deal with verification of asset declarations of public cervants, management of conflict of interests anbd other integrity issues in the public service. It will be composed of 5 experts to [...]
It is estimated that the Ministry of Health spent 1,2 Billion of budgetary funds inefficiently on medicines in 2014. In its annual analytical report on corruption in the public procurement of pharmaceuticals, the team of the Anti-corruption Action Centre concluded that the previous corrupt practices in the medical system of the Yanukovych government were not [...]