Oleh Musiy

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Oleh Musiy
Олег Мусій
Oleh Musiy2.jpg
Oleh Musiy on the day of appointment
18th Minister of Healthcare of Ukraine
In office
27 February 2014 – 1 October 2014[1]
Prime MinisterArseniy Yatsenyuk
Preceded byRaisa Bohatyryova
Succeeded byAlexander Kvitashvili
Personal details
Born (1965-05-12) May 12, 1965 (age 53)
Perespa, Sokal Raion, Lviv Oblast, Ukrainian SSR
Political partyPetro Poroshenko Bloc (2014-2015)
Independent (2015-present)
Alma materBogomolets National Medical University Of Ukraine
P.L. Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Oleg Stepanovich Musiy (Ukrainian: Олег Степанович Мусій) is Ukrainian medic, social activist, organizer of the medical service at Euromaidan, Minister of Healthcare of Ukraine in Yatsenyuk Government from 27 February 2014 till 1 October 2014.[2] On 1 October he was dismissed from his post "for failure to ensure tender procurements of required medicines".[3][4][5] In July 2014 Musiy had complained about his lack of power to dismiss some of his deputies appointed by exiled former President Viktor Yanukovych's son Oleksandr Yanukovych: "I kept saying: do something, because people like these have to be in jail".[6]

In the 2014 parliamentary election Musiy was re-elected into parliament as an independent candidate in single-member districts number 124 situated in the Sokal with 29.86% of the votes.[7]

He was formerly a member of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc until 18 September 2015.[8]


  1. ^ MOZ will be governed by the Musiy's deputy, while General Prosecutor office will be busy with the minister. Ukrayinska Pravda. 1 October 2014
  2. ^ (in Russian)/(website has automatic Google Translate option) Short bio, LIGA
  3. ^ Bullough, Oliver (4 February 2015). "Welcome to the most corrupt nation in Europe". The Guardian. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  4. ^ http://www.kyivpost.com/content/politics/premier-proposes-to-suspend-health-minister-dismiss-his-first-deputy-saliutin-366545.html
  5. ^ http://en.interfax.com.ua/news/general/226706.html
  6. ^ http://www.kyivpost.com/content/ukraine/what-went-wrong-with-euromaidan-reformers-368299.html
  7. ^ (in Ukrainian) Candidates and winners for the seat of the constituency 124 in the 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election Archived 2014-11-05 at the Wayback Machine., RBK Ukraine
  8. ^ http://www.kyivpost.com/content/ukraine/mp-musiy-leaves-bloc-of-petro-poroshenko-faction-398185.html

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