State Secretary Lutz Stroppe makes a health policy trip to Ukraine

17 February 2018. Lutz Stroppe, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Health, visited Ukraine from 14th to 17th February 2018 to hold an exchange on health policy projects with the Ukrainian Minister of Health, together with representatives of the World Health Organization and the United Nations.  

group picture with State Secretary Lutz stroppe and the representatives

At the German Embassy in Kiev, State Secretary Lutz Stroppe exchanged views on upcoming international projects with representatives of WHO, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNICEF, GIZ and the EU delegation.

Source: BMG/G. Manthei

Photo: Minister of Healthcare Ulana Suprun with State Secretary Lutz Stroppe in front of a display with the logo of the ministry

At a meeting with Health Minister Ulana Suprun at her Ministry, they conferred on a number of topics, including self-administration structures for doctors and bone marrow transplantations.

Source: Health Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine/Sasha Taran

photo: a doctor explains something to a group, among them State Secretary Lutz stroppe

On the third day of his trip, one of his stops was to visit a children's hospital in Kharkiv. During his tour of the hospital, State Secretary Lutz Stroppe spoke with the management, the medical staff and the Deputy Governor of the Kharkiv Region.

Source: BMG/Manthei

group picture with Honorary Consul Tetjana Hawrysch and representatives

The State Secretary subsequently met with Honorary Consul Tetjana Hawrysch and representatives of the local health administration for talks.

Source: BMG/Manthei

During his trip, State Secretary Lutz Stroppe met with the Ukrainian Minister of Health, Ulana Suprun, to confer on health topics such as self-administration structures for physicians and bone marrow donation. His schedule also included visits to various clinics and discussions with doctors and nurses.

Furthermore, meetings were held with representatives of the European Union and the World Health Organization (WHO), the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The main focus of the talks was on international cooperation in the area of health policy.