100 years of insulin: A life-saving discovery is a Ukrainian roundtable dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. On June 17th, the roundtable planned changes in the reimbursement system of insulin in Ukraine.
During the event, participants discussed key developments of the last century in terms of insulin discovery, current scientific advances in the treatment of diabetes, the role of close cooperation between the government, patient organizations, and manufacturers in improving patient care, and what patients should expect from the new system of insulin reimbursement in the near future, as well as proposals for its improvement.
Representatives of the patient community, authorities of Ukraine and Denmark, non-profit social organizations, endocrinologists, economic experts in the field of health care, and pharmaceutical industry representatives participated in the discussion.
Organizers of the event: Charitable Foundation Diabetic, Embassy of Denmark in Ukraine, and Novo Nordisk Ukraine.