HEALTHY UKRAINE

Healthy Ukraine

The first day "Active Ukraine" will begin with an interactive activity. The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, will inspect 12 sports zones installed on the roof of the CEC Parkovy. The activity will be followed by a presentation of the National Program "Healthy Ukraine." The speakers will discuss sports promotion, and the star participants of the sessions will talk about the trend for a healthy lifestyle and reveal their secrets for staying fit and healthy.

The second day "Conscious Ukraine" will also start with an interactive part―the presentation of an updated school menu, which will be prepared right in front of the Forum’s guests with the participation of Eugene Klopotenko, the renowned Ukrainian chef. After that, the First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska will provide more information about the new school menu, the campaign for healthy eating culture, which lies in the foundation of "The New Ukrainian School― Healthy Space."

The third day of the Forum will take place under the motto "Life-loving Ukraine." Speakers will share their vision of prolonging life expectancy and improving the quality of life for Ukrainian citizens. They will also highlight the importance of disease prevention over treatment and discuss the methods of combating stress and environmental factors that affect public health.

The Forum aims to highlight the following issues:

Promotion of a healthy lifestyle
Development of sports infrastructure in communities
Accessibility of sports for all population groups
Inclusion and accessibility in sports
Healthy school models and a school health index
Life environment and factors affecting public health

Schedule

June 22
Active Ukraine
June 23
Conscious Ukraine
June 24
Cheerful Ukraine

10:15-10:30

Forum Opening

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, inspecting sports zones installed on the roof of the Parkovy Center.
10:30-10:40
Volodymyr Zelensky

President of Ukraine

10:40-10:45
Andriy Yermak

Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine

I Session
10:50-11:30

Nationwide Program - «Healthy Nation»

Moderator: Olena Hovorova

First Vice-President of the Ukrainian Athletic Federation

Andriy Yermak

Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine

Viktor Lyashko

Minister of Health of Ukraine

Vira Rohova

Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine

Vadym Hutsait

Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine

Serhiy Bubka

President of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine

ІI Session
11:30-12:45

Sport for All: Uniting Ukrainians around the Idea of a Healthy Lifestyle

Moderator: Vlasta Shovkovska

TV Presenter

Serhiy Matiyenko

Advisor to the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine

Vadym Hutsait

Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine

Vadym Danylchenko

fitness coach, co-author of the program «Active Parks»

Ihor Valitskiy

Director of the Ukrainian Center for Physical Health “Sports for All”

Denys Minin

Head of the «Street Workout Ukraine» NGO

Pavlo Zamostyan

Deputy Representative of the United Nations Population Fund in Ukraine

Dmytro Chernitskiy

Founder of the RUN Ukraine Initiative

ІІI Session
13:05-14:15

Sports Activities - Strong Motivation for a Healthy Lifestyle

Moderator: Anatoliy Anatolich

TV Presenter

Oleksiy Dniprov

President of Ukrainian Badminton Federation, Head of the Staff of the Office of the President of Ukraine

Nina Umanets

Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine

Yuriy Svyrydov

Director for Strategic Development and Communications of the FC Shakhtar

Liam McGroarty

Strategic Development Manager, UEFA

Iryna Deriyuhina

President of the Gymnastics Federation of Ukraine

Olha Danko

Member of the Athlete Entourage Commission of the National Olympic Committee

Serhiy Konyushok

President of NGO “Federation Strongmen Ukraine”

IV Session
14:15-14:55

Healthy lifestyle on the Public Agenda

Moderator: Oksana Hutsait

TV Presenter

Hanna Rizatdinova

Gymnast, 2016 Olympic bronze medalist

Oleksandr Pedan

TV presenter, Founder of «JuniorZ» initiative

Anna Mishchenko

Co-Director of the project «Drug and Alcohol Dependence: Public Safety, Protection of Juveniles, Mental Health»

10:15-11:30

Modern School Menu Presentation

Interactive activity by Yevhen Klopotenko, chef, author of the new school menu and Orest Stepanyak, co-founder of the NGO «National Foodservice Association»
11:30- 11:40
Olena Zelenska

First Lady of Ukraine

І Session
11:40-12:50

Children Feeding and School Meals in Ukraine - Time for Big Changes

Moderator: Lyudmyla Barbir

TV Presenter

Viktor Lyashko

Minister of Health of Ukraine

Serhiy Shkarlet

Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine

Vladyslava Mahaletska

Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection

Yevhen Klopotenko

Chef and the author of a new menu

Claude Wild

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Swiss Confederation to Ukraine

Amir Jarpavar

Health and Nutrition Specialist of UNICEF Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECARO)

Laura Bill

Deputy Representative of the ​UNICEF in Ukraine

Oleh Shvets

President of the Association of Nutritionists of Ukraine

ІІ Session
13:10-14:10

"New Ukrainian School - Healthy Space" Initiative’s Presentation

Moderator: Olena Parfyonova

Co-Head of the «Parents SOS» NGO

Artur Seletskiy

Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine

Vadym Stetsenko

Head of the Committee of Physical Education and Sports of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

Vladyslav Zbanatskiy

Deputy General Director of the State Institution “Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine”

Iryna Skorbun

Coordinator of Ukrainian-Swiss project "Acting for health"

Valentyna Poltorak

Manager of Swiss-Ukrainian Project decentralization for improved Democratic Education DECIDE - The Decentralization for Improved Democratic Education, Co-Founder of the DOCCU NGO - Development of Citizenship Competences in Ukraine

Bohdana Senchenko

Deputy Director on Education of Dominanta School

ІІІ Session
14:10-15:10

Inclusive and Accessible Sports

Moderator: Natalya Harach

Head of Press-Service of the National Paralympic Sports Committee of Ukraine

Matviy Bidny

Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine

Ihor Bezkoravayny

Deputy Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

Tetyana Lomakina

Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for the Barrier-Free Environment

Valeriy Sushkevych

President of the National Paralympic Sports Committee of Ukraine

Yelizaveta Mereshko

Paralympic Multi-Medalist

Vadym Misyura

Ukrainian Representative of the Parimatch International Charitable Foundation

Oksana Horbach

Managing Director at Center for Strategic Communications StratCom Ukraine, Invictus Games and Warrior Games coordinator in Ukraine

10:30-10:40
Viktor Lyashko

Minister of Health of Ukraine

10:40-10:50
Laura Bill

Deputy Representative of the ​UNICEF in Ukraine

І Session
10:50-11:50

Increasing Life Expectancy - State Strategy

Moderator: Anastasiya Leukhina

Head of the “Horizontal” NGO, the author of the “Not scary book”

Serhiy Matiyenko

Advisor to the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine

Iryna Mykychak

Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine

Borys Lebedtsov

Deputy Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine

Ella Libanova

Director of the Ptoukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Tetyana Kovalchuk

Deputy Interior Minister of Ukraine

Olha Bondarenko

Chair of the Board of the International Charity Foundation «Let’s Help»

ІІ Session
12:10-13:10

Methods to Deal with Stress

Moderator: Olha Dyakova

Co-Founder of the David Lynch Foundation in Eastern Europe

Devora Kestel

Director of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the World Health Organization (WHO)

Andriy Havrylyuk

Director of the Quality of Life Department at Ministry of Health

Tony Nider

Neurobiologist, MD

Kateryna Goltsberg

Child and Family psychologist, President of the Professional Association of Child Analytical Psychologists

Olena Hovorova

First Vice-President of the Ukrainian Athletic Federation

Olena Kravets

TV Presenter

Suzanne Steinbaum

Cardiologist

Viktor Matsyshyn

Neurologist, Reflexologist

ІІІ Session
13:10-13:50

Preventive Medicine - Improving the Medical Culture of Ukrainians

Moderator: Tymofiy Badikov

Executive Director of the “Coalition for Vaccination” NGO

Iryna Sadovyak

Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine

Tetyana Boyko

Acting Deputy Head of the National Health Service of Ukraine

Lada Bulakh

Chairperson of the Parliamentary sub-committee on Epidemic Safety, Combating HIV/AIDS and Socially Dangerous Diseases

Kateryna Bulavinova

Infectious Disease Doctor, UNICEF Medical Expert

ІV Session
13:50-14:50

Ecology for Life - External Factors Affecting Health of Nation

Moderator: Yehor Firsov

former Head of the State Environmental Inspectorate of Ukraine

Ruslan Strilets

Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine

Vladyslava Mahaletska

Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumera Protection

Oleh Bondarenko

Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Environmental Policy and Nature Management

Nadiya Polka

Deputy Director of the State Institution “Institute of Public Health named after Marzeev of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”

Iryna Pesha

Director of the State Institute of Family and Youth Policy

Aasa Hanna Mari NIHLÉN

Technical Officer at Division of Country Health Programmes, WHO Regional Office for Europe