About Liudmyla

Liudmyla Maistat works as Policy and Advocacy Manager with the Medicines Patent Pool. She has 15 years of experience of working in HIV/AIDS and Viral hepatitis policy and advocacy as a Senior Program Advisor with the Alliance for Public Health (International HIV/AIDS Alliance) leading policy and advocacy activities aimed at scaling up access to Hepatitis C diagnostics and treatment in Ukraine and other countries where Alliance Center on HIV, Hepatitis C and Drug Use operates. Liudmyla has been working with WHO as a member of WHO STAC on viral hepatitis and the WHO guidelines’ development and peer-review groups, used to chair HepC Group for the UNITAID NGO delegation, member of HIV in Europe Steering Committee, part of organizing and scientific committees for international conferences and meetings on viral hepatitis and HIV, member of the Lancet Commission on Elimination of Viral Hepatitis, mentioned by the Economist as one of the leading voices and change makers for advocacy to increase access to affordable diagnostics and treatment of viral hepatitis.