Kateryna Chepynoga received the “Best poster presentation award” at the 10th Young Researchers’ Forum
Department member Kateryna Chepynoga obtained the “Best poster presentation award” at the 10th Young Researchers’ Forum which was held in the context of the 10th European Public Health (EPH) Conference in Stockholm in November, 2017.
The Young Researchers’ Forum is organized annually by the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) to provide early career researchers with more opportunities to discuss their research with the public health community.
Kateryna’s poster entitled “Association between the availability and affordability of medicines under the uniform price regulation policy in low- and lower-middle-income (LI and LMI) countries” suggests that two of the most important dimensions of the access to drugs (availability and affordability) have to be analyzed and targeted by the public health policy makers simultaneously. In this study she identified that uniform pricing is one of the potential public health policy solutions that may facilitate access to medication (for both dimensions) across low- and middle-income countries.
Supervised by Professor Jürgen Maurer, Kateryna is a doctoral candidate who is working on the measurement and analysis of the availability and affordability of medicines in low- and middle-income countries, focusing on the methodological as well as policy aspects of the issue.
par Morten Aaltvedt