One of the main stakeholders in healthcare reform in Ukraine could be large businesses (producers of agricultural products, processing and food companies, industrial enterprises, etc.).
Thomson Reuters reports a global trend – clients are cutting their budgets on legal consultants, which affects the income and employment of lawyers. Clients do not wish to pay for expensive, low skill and routine work, instead they want flexible and high quality service for a lower price.
Low quality of medical services, especially in primary healthcare, obsolete equipment, unmotivated personnel, rampant corruption, inefficient use of budget funds – the list of challenges the reform is facing goes on. Semashko system is obviously unable to revive healthcare in market economy.