Anna Medvedenko, TBEC Administrative Officer

In January 2019, Anna joined TBEC to provide administrative support for various ongoing TBEC projects.

In 2015, Anna got her Master’s degree in the Business Administration program at the Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadim Getman.

In 2015, Anna started to work for the ICF “Alliance for Public Health” as a Personal Assistant to Director of Treatment, Procurement and Supply Management. She was responsible for providing the overall technical and administrative support for Director and his team for the duration of the projects focused on TB and HCV prevention and treatment. In 2017, she joined the team of a regional project “Strengthening Health Systems for Effective TB and MR-TB Control in Eastern Europe and Central Asia” (TB-REP) as a Program Officer to support implementation of the project.

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Anna_Katasonova_photoAnna Katasonova, TBEC Finance Manager

In early 2019, Anna started her work as TBEC Finance Manager. Her key tasks are to ensure smooth and efficient functioning of TBEC’s financial system and procedures.

Throughout her professional life, Anna participated in successful proposals preparation, grant negotiations and successful implementation of awarded contracts from both the international donors (The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (TGF), USAID, European Union, Council of Europe) and private sector (Rinat Akhmetov Foundation for Development of Ukraine).

Anna is experienced finance management professional with key expertise in management accounting: planning (including budgeting for grant proposals), reporting (for donors as well as to internal and external stakeholders), sub-grant management (from potential grantees assessment through constant monitoring and mentoring to reporting, final audit and closure), development of internal policies and procedures.

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Yuliia_Kalancha_photoYuliia Kalancha, TBEC Advocacy and Policy Manager

Yuliia Kalancha joined TBEC team as an Advocacy and Policy Manager in February 2019 to support TB affected communities and civil society in their advocacy efforts towards people-centered TB care.

Yuliia is a specialist in European Union law and has a passion for volunteering. Since 2011 Yuliia has been working in the field of public health and has been involved in the processes related to widening of access to treatment at the national, regional and international levels.

Before joining TBEC she worked at AIDS Healthcare Foundation in Ukraine as advocacy/marketing coordinator and as project coordinator for “Healthcarers”. She also dealt with procurement issues at the All-Ukrainian Charitable Organization “All-Ukrainian Network of PLWH” and the Ukrainian CDC.

The main areas of Yuliia’s expertise are related to community mobilization and involvement of grassroots communities in the international advocacy on  access to essential medicines, creation, development, design and implementation of advocacy activities and campaigns, as well as monitoring of procurement of drugs and medical appliances.

Also, Yuliya is a permanent member of the Global Tuberculosis Communities Advisory Board, and a member of the Patients of Ukraine.

You can contact Yuliia via email:

Daniel_Kashnitsky_photo Daniel Kashnitsky, TBEC Capacity Building Manager

Since January 2019, Daniel has been working for TBEC, specifically on  coordinating the development of training modules and guidelines, and carrying out capacity building and mentorship activities for members and partners.

Since 2006, Daniel has been working in public health organizations focused on prevention and advocacy of access to HIV and TB care in Central Russia and Siberia. As of 2015 he has been providing technical assistance to a community-based NGOs of affected populations in 11 countries of East Europe and Central Asia within GFATM projects.

Daniel is a member of Eurasian Harm Reduction Association and a doctoral student in Demography at the Higher School of Economics.

Daniel’s main areas of expertise are related to program planning, management, and monitoring, budget advocacy, stakeholder communication, qualitative research, M&E, mobile populations’ health, and people-centered approach in HIV and TB care.

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