On December 10, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and Philips Medical Systems signed a memorandum of cooperation.
The memorandum between the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and Philips concerns cooperation and reciprocity in the following areas:
- Improving the quality of the oncology service of Ukraine, which includes the exchange of best practices in the planning of integrated cancer care and ways of treating patients based on modern methods of diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment, and monitoring of patients.
- Improve access to and management of digital personalized patient data and digital clinical images.
- Improving the quality and availability of secondary and special care, including health needs assessment, accurate planning of clinical services, development of strategic roadmaps, and patient-centered health care projects.
- Expanding access to modern technological services for diagnosis and treatment.
The document was signed by Oleksandr Komarida, First Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine, and Philips Medical Systems Nederland B.V., Vice President for Global Relations with Public Authorities and the Public. Jan-Willem Scheigrond.
“The Ministry of Health is following the updates in diagnostic technologies and seeks to make high-tech medical services more accessible to Ukrainians. This is what our memorandum with Philips is dedicated to, as the company has significant experience and resources that will help achieve maximum results in the implementation of the main tasks of the Ministry, – said Alexander Komarida. “We are sincerely grateful to the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Philips Medical Systems for the excellent opportunity to develop healthcare in Ukraine and to implement best medical practices to improve the health of Ukrainians and improve their quality of life.”