Olga Stefanyshyna

Member of Parliament

Parliament of Ukraine


Olha Stefanyshyna Member of the Parliament of Ukraine Committee on Health Olga substantially contributed to the reform of medical procurement and advocated other initiatives to fight corruption in Ukraine. Before becoming an MP, Olga served as a Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine for European Integration. She was responsible for public procurement of medicines and medical devices, vaccination and public health issues. During the period of 2011-2018, Olga was the founder and Executive Director of “Patients of Ukraine” Charity Foundation, one of the most influential patients’ movements in the country. Before that, in 2007, Olga headed the Policy and Advocacy Department in “All-Ukrainian Network of PLWH” Сharitable Organization. Olga is widely known for her significant contribution to the reform of public procurements in the field of healthcare, coordinated the creation of Health Reform Strategy for UKRAINE, as well as the long lasting fight for patients’ access to safe and high quality medicine. Olga has also contributed to eliminating corruption from the procurement system allowing Ukraine to save 40% of budget costs. Olga is married, has two daughters.
1 FEB, 2020 15:30-17-30 hrs. PS 3.3 Making Health Services Accountable to the People – a Global Trend?