Solomiya Kasyanchuk

MSc, Research assistant

Solomiya joined GEDB in June 2021. She works as a research assistant and supports GEDB’s Global Health and Biosphere Stewardship projects.

Solomiya completed an MSc in Health Economics, Policy and Management at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and a BA in Mathematics and Philosophy at the University of Toronto. During her Bachelors, Solomiya took a break from her studies and worked as an Advisor to the Minister of Health of Ukraine focusing on international relations. 

Solomiya has worked on various health policy projects, such as a desk review on governance for health and well-being in Ukraine in 2017, lead by the World Health Organization, and a modelling of the impact of introducing cost-sharing for health services in Ukraine for the World Bank in 2021.