At the end of July, a competition was held to form the Public Oversight Board of the National Healthcare Service of Ukraine (NHSU). In order to participate, civic organizations dealing with the protection of patients' rights and freedoms, circulation of medicines and other social issues in the field of healthcare nominated their candidates.
In June, the annual survey “Ukrainian Law Firms 2019. A Handbook for Foreign Clients” was released. It’s a guide to Ukraine’s legal market for foreign companies and organizations, which studies projects that law firms worked on over the past year in various areas of business and law and names the best ones in their fields, thus helping potential clients find the right legal adviser.
Each year, the international rating agency Best Lawyers selects the best lawyers from 70 countries in various fields of law. We’ve been in their listing since 2010, and this year we have been recognized in four areas: mediation, corporate law, labor law and capital markets.
The Legal Awards ceremony, which every year brings together partners from leading Ukrainian law firms to choose the best in their respective fields, took place in Kyiv. This year ILF was represented in 4 nominations out of 45: best law firm in agribusiness, IT, labor law and business protection.
In September-October of this year Kharkiv will be hosting the second national Biennale of Young Art. Over one and a half months, exhibitions, discussions and lectures will be organized at more than ten locations, many of which have never before hosted contemporary art projects.
The medical reform has stirred up the market and inspired many doctors to start a private practice. Now primary healthcare doctors can count on guaranteed income from the National Healthcare Service offering their patients free injections under the state program, issuing sick leave certificates and prescriptions for Accessible Medicines, etc.