First Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine
Born on May 16, 1978 in Hrebinka, Poltava region.
Doctor of Medicine (2013), Professor (2015) Master of Public Administration in Healthcare (2013) Master of Medicine with a degree in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care (2002) Medical specialization in anesthesiology, pediatric anesthesiology, emergency medicine.
1994-2000 - Bogomolets National Medical University (medical care).
2000-2002 - internship and master's degree at the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of the Shupik National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education.
2003-2006 - postgraduate studies at the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of Bogomolets National Medical University.
2006 - defense of thesis for the degree of Candidate of Medical Sciences.
2013 - graduated with honors from the National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine with a Master of Public Administration degree.
2013 - defended his dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences.
2003 - present - anesthesiologist at the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care (part-time).
2006-2008 - assistant, 2008-2013 - associate professor of the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care at Bogomolets National Medical University.
2013-2015 - Dean for Internship and Advanced Training of Doctors at Bogomolets National Medical University.
2015-2020 - Professor of the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care at Bogomolets National Medical University.
2020-2023 - Head of the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care at Bogomolets National Medical University.
Author of more than 200 scientific works, including 4 textbooks, 2 monographs, 9 patents, has 9 publications in journals indexed in Scopus and Web of Scince.
2016-2023 - President of the Public Organization "Association of Anesthesiologists of Ukraine"
2014-2023 - President of the Public Organization "Ukrainian Union of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition"
since 2015 - Member of the Council of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (Council Member of the European Society for Parenteral, Enteral Nutrition and Metabolism)
since 2017 - Representative of the National Committee of Societies of Anesthesiologists in the European Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care (NASC Member of the European Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care)
Completed professional internships in France, Japan, the USA, and the Netherlands.
The Ministry of Health of Ukraine is the main healthcare body in the system of Government of Ukraine (Cabinet of the Ministers of Ukraine)
Ms. Sandra Gallina, Director-General - Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE)
Sandra Gallina joined the European Commission in 1988. She is today Director General for HEALTH & FOOD SAFETY. Before joining DG SANTE, between 2018 and 2020 she was Deputy Director General for TRADE.
Between 2014 and 2018 she was Director for DG TRADE Directorate D "Sustainable Development; Economic Partnership Agreements - African, Caribbean and Pacific; Agri-food and Fisheries". Sandra Gallina was also the EU chief negotiator for the EU-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement.
Between 2001 and 2009 she was the EU Lead Negotiator for Non-Agricultural Market Access in the WTO Doha Round and in that capacity, she defined and presented EU policy for the Doha Development Agenda on non-agricultural market access negotiations.
Before joining DG TRADE, she worked in the Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) at the end of the 1990s
Dr Chikwe Andreas IHEKWEAZU, MBBS, DCH&TM, MPH, EPIET, FFPH Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu is the Assistant Director General at the World Health Organization (WHO) for Health Emergency Intelligence and Surveillance Systems and leads the WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence, based in Berlin, Germany. Previously, Dr Ihekweazu was the first Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which he led July 2016 - October 2021, building it from a small unit to a leading public health agency in Africa. He acted as Interim Director of the West Africa Regional Centre for Surveillance and Disease Control through 2017. Dr Ihekweazu trained as an infectious disease epidemiologist and has over 25 years' experience working in senior public health and leadership positions in national public health institutes including NCDC, South African National Institute for Communicable Diseases, the UK's Health Protection Agency, and Germany's Robert Koch Institute. Dr Ihekweazu has led several short-term engagements for WHO, mainly building surveillance systems and responding to major infectious disease outbreaks. He was part of the first WHO COVID-19 international mission to China. Dr Ihekweazu is a graduate of the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria and has a Masters in Public Health from the Heinrich-Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany. In 2003, he was awarded a Fellowship for the European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training and subsequently completed his Public Health specialisation in the UK. He has over one hundred publications in medical peer review journals, mostly focused on the epidemiology of infectious diseases. Dr Ihekweazu is on the board of the NGOs: African Society of Laboratory Medicine, Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance, Public Health Foundation of Nigeria, Health Watch Foundation, Society for Family Health, Education as a Vaccine, and the Africa Policy Advisory Board of ONE. He was a TED Fellow and co-founded and delivered the TEDxEuston event from 2009 to 2019.