Right to Health under the Pandemic Conditions: Individual-State Cooperation and Interconnectedness


  • Volodymyr Yukalo Lviv Regional Institute for Public Administration
  • Mariia Yukalo Lviv Regional Institute for Public Administration




Right to Health, medical services, individual-state interaction, public administration health protection mechanisms


The article studies an individual's Right to Health through the prism of the challenges faced by the world due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Particular attention is paid to Right to Health social component. The authors make a brief analysis of what the world has in this aspect for now and try to make some prognoses as to changes in the principles of human-state cooperation and relationship in general as to Right to Health realization in the new realities of Post-coronovirus period. The article illustrates participation of individuals and states in Right to Health realization, as well as of other social institutions such as business, sports, education, entertainment industry, religious organizations etc. The factors that influence the level of Right to Health realization are identified; the roles of interaction subjects in Right to Health realization in connection of these factors are identified. Based on the analysis of COVID-19 countermeasures, possible scenarios that can influence the models of relations between different entities in the process of Right to Health realization are analyzed. The authors presented their personal posts of view as to directions in which the models of human-state interaction could change during the period of exit from the COVID-19 pandemic and in the post-coronavirus time from the standpoint of Right to Health realization.

Author Biographies

Volodymyr Yukalo, Lviv Regional Institute for Public Administration

PhD Student in Public Administration, Lviv Regional Institute for Public Administration

Mariia Yukalo, Lviv Regional Institute for Public Administration

PhD student in Public Administration of the Lviv Regional Institute for Public Administration of the National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine. M.D. (medical doctor). Obstetrician-gynecologist “Dokos Medical” Clinic


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How to Cite

Yukalo, V., & Yukalo, M. (2020). Right to Health under the Pandemic Conditions: Individual-State Cooperation and Interconnectedness. Postmodern Openings, 11(1Sup2), 177-187. https://doi.org/10.18662/po/11.1sup2/150



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