National Patients' Organisation - Bulgaria
III - Non-governmental organisations
Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar
Lyuben Karavelov, 3
fl.3, office 5
(+359 2) 9589519
Mr Stanimir Hasardzhiev
Mr Martin Georgiev
Project Officer, International Relations
1. Developing and strengthening citizen participation in management and control of the healthcare system.
2. Introducing the principle of equal tripartite partnership between government bodies, organizations of medical professionals, patients' associations in developing and adoptingstrategies, criteria and standards, policies and practices in the healthcare system.
3. Engaging representatives of patients in the management structures within the healthcare system.
4. Development, introduction and strengthening of ethical norms and rules in the work of patient organizations, and their interaction with institutions, media and society.
5. Raise the awareness and the commitment of society and the institutions;
European Semester, EU Health policy,
FIRST CONFERENCE ON HEALTH INEQUALITIES IN THE NEW EU MEMBER STATES: POLICY MAKERS AND PATIENTS – CREATING THE CHANGE, Sofia, 20-21 September
The event convened approximately 100 participants, composed of national policy makers and governmental representatives, EU level policy makers and patient leaders from the 12 new EU member states and the candidate and acceding countries, health professionals, and media.
For the first time this Conference addressed the challenge of health inequalities in the region from the specific perspective of European policy makers, national policy makers and patients from the 12 new EU member states, as well as candidate and acceding countries. The event aimed to outline the commonalities and differences in healthcare in the region, highlighted the positive role of collaboration between countries and within and between patients’ and stakeholder groups, as well as best practices regarding the active role of patients.
„Contemporary trends and social innovation in providing long-term care”
The aim of a project called „ Contemporary trends and social innovation in providing long-term“ is an establishment and future development of a thematic network among the project applicant – European Development Agency Czech Republic, Czech partners (Institute of social services Prague 4, European Innovation Center Prague) and partners from other European countries. The aim of the project is mutual exchange of know-how,comparison and evaluation of currently existing policies in the area of providing long-term care as well as dissemination of foreign know-how among the relevant subjects in the Czech Republic.
100%: 8 50%: 5
Dr. Stanimir Hasardzhiev is the chairperson of the Governing board of the organisation. Stanimir Galinov Hasurdjiev: Chairperson of NPO. He holds a Masters degree in medicine, Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria and has coordinated many projects and national campaigns.
Martin Georgiev in his capacities of Project Officer for the NPO specialized in international relations is overseeing all administrative and managerial duties assigned to a given collaboration with any international partner.
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As from March 2012 we are members of the European Patients'forum
The European Patients’ Forum (EPF) was founded in 2003 to become the collective patients’ voice at EU level, manifesting the solidarity, power and unity of the EU patients’ movement. EPF currently represents 55 member organisations - which are chronic disease specific patient organisations working at European level, and national coalitions of patients organisations. EPF reflects the voice of an estimated 150 million patients affected by various diseases throughout Europe.EPF’s vision for the future is high quality, patient-centred, equitable healthcare throughout the European Union.
01/2013 - 12/2013
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.