Sony Pixel Power calrec Sony

Kyivstar to Provide National Digital Health Service for Ukraine

16/08/2022

Amsterdam, 16 August 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and services, today announces that its subsidiary in Ukraine, Kyivstar, is to launch a national digital health service and make it available to all Ukrainians as part of the country's Digital Ukraine strategy.

Kyivstar, Ukraine's largest digital operator with 24.8 million mobile subscribers and over 1.2 million home internet subscribers as of June 2022, has acquired a controlling stake in Helsi Ukraine, the country's largest medical information system and leading digital healthcare provider.

The strategic investment is part Kyivstar's commitment to the rebuilding of Ukraine and will enable the company to scale up eHealth service at the national level to make it available to every Ukrainian. It follows the company's investment in the expansion of the 4G network in Ukraine that has seen 3,500 towns in 19 rural area receive 4G access. The new digital health service will bring together the expertise of Kyivstar in providing world-class digital services powered by high-quality converged connectivity , with Helsi's experience in digital healthcare for patients. The service will be available to the entire population of Ukraine, including the 6.4 million refugees who have had to leave Ukraine1 and the estimated 8 million people who are internally displaced2.

Like communications, healthcare is an essential humanitarian service that must be available to all. For the people of Ukraine today, as they live though immense suffering during this humanitarian disaster, it is more important than ever to have an access to healthcare information and medical services, states Kaan Terzioglu, CEO of VEON Group. Our digital operator strategy that we implement across all of our subsidiaries globally, centres around investing in and developing services that improve our customers' lives, be that through education, healthcare, fintech, e-commerce or other services. In Ukraine, healthcare is an absolute priority and we are proud to make this vital service available together with Helsi as a part of our commitment to the rebuilding of the country.

By signing the agreement with Helsi we see great potential to take a leadership in the role eHealth industry. Kyivstar is planning to expand its business and invest in the next three years in the development of digital eco-systems for the health of Ukrainians, developing new products, enhancing critical infrastructure and creating new jobs, stated Alexander Komarov, CEO, Kyivstar.

Helsi is the largest medical information system and leading digital health care provider in Ukraine. The company has been in the market for six years, has over 23 million patients and is known as a provider of SaaS solutions for medical information system for 1,300 state and private clinics. The mobile service now has more than 4 million users and the number of bookings and is used by more 49,000 doctors throughout Ukraine

This partnership will make it possible to provide the patient and doctor with new electronic services faster. In the synergy of two Ukrainian projects, we see a social mission - to ensure access to health for all Ukrainians, including those who have been forced to leave their homes, explains Yevhen Donets, CEO of Helsi.

A user-friendly electronic medical system now makes it possible to book an online telemedicine visit, receive an online telemedicine consultation, obtain an electronic prescription and apply for medication remotely. The new digital health service will also enable the preparation of treatment plans, maintenance of patient medical records, and integration with pharmacy chains and laboratories.

1: Source UNHCR - https://reporting.unhcr.org/ukraine-situation

2: Source UNHCR - https://www.unhcr.org/uk/news/press/2022/5/628a389e4/unhcr-ukraine-other-conflicts-push-forcibly-displaced-total-100-million.html
LINK: https://www.veon.com/media/media-releases/2022/kyivstar-to-provide-nat...
See more stories from vimpel

More from VimpelCom

30/01/2023

VEON's Scheme approved by Court

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 30 January 2023 14:15 CET: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity ...

26/01/2023

VEON confirms date of Scheme Hearing is 30 January 2023

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 26 January 2023: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online...

24/01/2023

VEON's proposed Scheme approved by 97.59% of Scheme Creditors present and voting at Scheme Meeting

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 24 January 2023 12:00 CET: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ, Euronext A...

18/01/2023

US Treasury expands general license to include both VEON Ltd. and VEON Holdings

Amsterdam, 18 January 2023: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online servic...

17/01/2023

VEON provides update on voting on Scheme

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 17 January 2023: VEON Ltd. (Nasdaq: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) ( VEON or, together with its subsidiaries, the Group ), a global d...

16/01/2023

VEON CEO letter to 2023 Noteholders

Amsterdam, 16 January 2023 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online servi...

11/01/2023

VEON issues amended Scheme

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 11 January 2023 23:50 CET: VEON Ltd. (Nasdaq: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) ( VEON or, together with its subsidiaries, the Group ), ...

11/01/2023

VEON appoints PricewaterhouseCoopers as the Dutch statutory financial statement auditors

Amsterdam, 11 January 2023 - VEON Ltd. (Nasdaq: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) ...

26/12/2022

VEON Obtains OFAC License for Scheme Meeting

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 26 December 2022 19:30 CET: Following the announcement made on 21 December 2022 related to the Court order granting the Company permissi...

26/12/2022

VEON Ltd. and VEON Holdings B.V.

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 26 December 2022 19:30 CET: Following the announcement made on 21 December 2022 related to the Court order granting the Company permissi...

23/12/2022

VEON discloses its 3Q22 unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements

Amsterdam, 23 December 2022 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON)...

21/12/2022

Results of Scheme Convening Hearing

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 21 December 2022 19:45 CET: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity...

21/12/2022

Invitation to Submit Voting and Proxy Forms and Notice of Scheme Meeting

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 21 December 2022 19:50 CET: Further to the announcement made today regarding the Court order granting the Company permission to convene ...

19/12/2022

Banglalink's Toffee Scores One Billion Views with FIFA World Cup

Amsterdam, 19 December 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online services...

16/12/2022

Notice of Scheme Convening Hearing

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 16 December 2022 13:30 CET: Further to the announcement issued by VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) and its subsidiary, VEON ...

15/12/2022

VEON's Jazz and Turkcell Announce BIP Partnership

Amsterdam, 15 December 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online services...

09/12/2022

VEON issues supplemental Practice Statement Letter

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 9 December 2022 21:15 CET: VEON Ltd. (Nasdaq: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) ( VEON or, together with its subsidiaries, the Group ), ...

08/12/2022

25 Million Viewers Turn to Toffee to Watch FIFA World Cup in Bangladesh

Amsterdam, 8 December 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online services,...

06/12/2022

VEON Appoints Group Diversity and Inclusion Officer

AMSTERDAM, 6 December - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online services, ann...

06/12/2022

Solving A Generation s Thirst For Digital Services

I am a Polish national working in Uzbekistan. I came from a country that is very different in the aspect of digital inclusion, and this gives me a chance to com...

30/11/2022

VEON Rings Opening Bell on NASDAQ to Celebrate 30 Years

VEON was delighted to open the Nasdaq Stock Market. An exciting opportunity to celebrate our 30 year founding anniversary and our people and progress in deliver...

24/11/2022

VEON enters into agreement to sell its Russian operations

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 24 November 2022 13:25 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectiv...

24/11/2022

VEON announces launch of scheme of arrangement to extend 2023 Notes maturities

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 24 November 2022 13:30 - VEON Ltd. (Nasdaq: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) ( VEON or, together with its subsidiaries, the Group ) and...

21/11/2022

Bangladeshi Football Fans to Enjoy FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on Toffee

Dhaka, 21 of November 2022: Football fans in Bangladesh will be able to enjoy watching FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 which starts on Nov 20 via Banglalink's To...

18/11/2022

Green light from US Treasury for VEON Ltd. Equity trading

Amsterdam, 18 November 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online servi...

15/11/2022

A journey of Education, Empowerment and Entrepreneurialism

Growing up in Pakistan, Shakeela Bibi - like millions of young girls around the world - was passionate about beauty. Shakeela though wanted to share her passion...

03/11/2022

VEON publishes Q3 2022 trading update

Amsterdam, 3 November 2022 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online servi...

02/11/2022

VEON Ltd. announces it is conducting a sales process for its Russian operations

Amsterdam, 02 November 2022 07:00 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and onlin...

21/10/2022

VEON Group CEO Kaan Terziolu Meets Uzbekistan Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov

VEON Group CEO Kaan Terzio lu and Beeline Uzbekistan CEO Andrzej Malinowski met with Uzbekistan Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov last week to discuss accelerating ...

17/10/2022

VEON Appoints Matthieu Galvani as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

Amsterdam, 17 October 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online servic...

14/10/2022

Invitation to holders of 2023 Notes to contact VEON Ltd.

Title ISIN 144A/RegS Common Code 144A/RegS CUSIP Outstanding Amount 5.950% USD-denominated notes due 13 February 2023 US92718WAE93/XS0889401724 0...

14/10/2022

VEON Holdings B.V. notes issue of announcement by VEON Ltd.

Title ISIN 144A/RegS Common Code 144A/RegS CUSIP Outstanding Amount 5.950% USD-denominated notes due 13 February 2023 US92718WAE93/XS0889401724 0...

14/10/2022

Letter from VEON CEO to stakeholders

Dear VEON Stakeholder, I am writing to you to provide an update on our strategic progress and the latest achievements in several key areas of importance for VE...

12/10/2022

VEON Boosts Uzbekistan's IT Powerhouse with its AdTech, Big Data and Cybersecurity Services

Amsterdam, 12 October 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), ...

05/10/2022

Nasdaq grants VEON extension until 3 April 2023 to comply with minimum share price requirement

Amsterdam, 05 October 2022 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON),...

30/09/2022

If you believe in yourself enough, anything is possible

Struggles, heartache, and Finally Success - the Unusual Path of a Rising Bangladesh Star Mohima Dev Thrayee has always had a special passion for music. When she...

26/09/2022

VEON's Banglalink Ramps Up Internet Speeds in Bangladesh to Accelerate Digital Services in Rapidly Growing Economy

Amsterdam, 26 September 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON)...

23/09/2022

VEON Group CEO share award

Amsterdam, 23 September 2022 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online ser...

21/09/2022

How Leaders Can Help Deliver Economic Prosperity Through Digital Education

As students across the northern hemisphere start their academic year, it is a good time to reflect on the state and value of education. In recent times, interru...

16/09/2022

VEON trading update: Operational momentum continues with 4.3% service revenue and 3.9% EBITDA growth year-to-date in reporting currency

Amsterdam, 16 September 2022 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON...

05/09/2022

VEON's Banglalink Wins Top Speed Prize for Third Year in a Row

Amsterdam, 5 September 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and services, to...

30/08/2022

VEON's Internet Express Pulls Into Town in Uzbekistan

Amsterdam, 30 August 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and services, toda...

30/08/2022

VEON Backs Uzbekistan Bid to Become Central Asia IT Hub

Amsterdam, 30 August 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and services, toda...

25/08/2022

I am tired of being afraid

Uzbekistan's first women's hackathon helped its winner overcome insecurities and changed people lives for better Ekaterina Muminova, 21, has never been ...

16/08/2022

Kyivstar to Provide National Digital Health Service for Ukraine

Amsterdam, 16 August 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and services, toda...

15/08/2022

VEON's Banglalink Unwraps Toffee for Content Creators

Amsterdam, 15 August, 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and services, tod...

08/08/2022

Rise Of The Digital Operator In Bangladesh

According to the World Bank, Bangladesh is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Over the past ten years, the economy has grown at an average rate ...

05/08/2022

VEON completes the sale of Djezzy, receiving USD 682 million

Amsterdam, 5 August 2022 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and services, anno...

04/08/2022

VEON reports Q2 2022 results

Strong operational results, improved profitability Amsterdam, 4 August 2022 - VEON Ltd. (VEON) announces its results for the second quarter and half year ended...