Dr.Sc., Professor, Sumy State University, Ukraine
Doctor, Professor, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Ph.D., Sumy State University, Ukraine; Reasearch Fellow Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Sumy State University, Ukraine
The main purpose of the study is to study the process of modern ways of cooperation between Ukraine and EU countries in the medical sector. Systematization of literature sources and scientific approaches to optimizing cooperation between Ukraine and EU countries has shown that the issue of forming effective ties between Ukraine and EU countries in the martial law of Ukraine remains unresolved, and aspects of optimizing work between Ukraine and EU countries in the direction of investment humanitarian support of the medical sphere of Ukraine. The urgency of solving the scientific problem lies in the fact that during martial law there is a need for priority funding and humanitarian support to the health sector. The study of the current areas of cooperation between Ukraine and the EU in the field of health care in this study is carried out in the following logical sequence: the dynamics of GDP of Ukraine’s trading partners and the dynamics of export-import trade transactions; the factors influencing the restoration of Ukraine’s trade potential with the EU countries have been identified; indicators of trade in services of Ukraine and the EU, the role of imports, exports and foreign trade in the formation of effective cooperation between Ukraine and the EU are analyzed; an assessment of the volume of services provided by enterprises in the service sector by type of economic activity, namely health care; the commodity structure of Ukrainian imports of medical products from the EU was noted; it is established that for some countries and product groups the state of trade cooperation between Ukraine and the EU can be considered unsatisfactory, as there is actual raw material support for such cooperation by Ukraine and the use of EU quotas and restrictions on imports of high-tech goods with high added value; the main vectors for intensification of cooperation on trade, investment and humanitarian cooperation in the war and after war period for Ukraine and the EU in the field of health care are identified; ways to improve the state of trade relations between Ukraine and the EU in the field of health care have been formed; Ukraine’s prospects on the world labor market in the field of health care are noted. Methodical tools of the study were methods: comparative analysis; method of synthesis and generalization; method of economic analysis; forecasting methods; method of scientific abstraction. The object of the study is Ukraine and EU countries. The article presents the results of the analysis of current areas of cooperation between Ukraine and the EU in the field of health care. The study empirically confirms and theoretically proves that the proposals made for effective areas of cooperation between Ukraine and the EU are effective in the medium and early term, given the possible deepening of this cooperation in the post-war period. The results of this study can be useful for effective management decisions at the state and interstate levels, which are aimed at funding and grant support programs for the health sector of Ukraine.
Keywords: way, cooperation, state, medical sector, trade.
JEL Classification: Е60, F62, I18, O57.
Cite as: Taraniuk, L., Korsakiene, R., Taraniuk, K., & Rubanenko, K. (2022). Current directions of cooperation between Ukraine and EU countries in the field of healthcare. Health Economics and Management Review, 3(3), 8-16. https://doi.org/10.21272/hem.2022.3-01
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
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