Chairman, National Patients Organization, Bulgaria
Secretary-General – Patient Access Partnership (PACT)
Secretary-General – CEE4Health
Founding Director – National Patients’ Organisation (NPO)
Chairperson – Bulgarian Association of Personalized Medicine (BAPEMED)
Dr. Stanimir Hasardzhiev is one of the founders and current Director of the Bulgarian National Patients’ Organization (NPO) – the biggest patients’ umbrella organization in Bulgaria which accounts to around 80 disease-specific member organizations.
He is currently the Chairperson of the Bulgarian Association of Personalized Medicine (BAPEMED).
In addition, Dr. Hasardzhiev serves as a Secretary of the initiative “Health Partnership”, which was officially launched in March 2015 as a permanent consultative body to the Council of Ministers. The platform incorporates representatives of the patient organizations, governmental institutions, unions of medical practitioners, hospitals, industry and providers of health care services, appliances, and facilities.
In international context, Dr. Hasardzhiev is one of the initiators and founders of the joint initiative of the European Patients’ Forum and the Bulgarian National Patients’ Organization – the Patient Access Partnership (PACT), where he takes the position of a Secretary-General.
Dr. Hasardzhiev is also a Secretary-General of a newly established organization named CEE4Health. It is a multi-stakeholder think tank group on patient access focusing on the CEE region.
In the past Dr. Hasardzhiev used to be a board member of the European Patients’ Forum for two consecutive mandates until 2019 as well as a member of several regional and international organizations and networks, e.g. World Hepatitis Alliance, European Community Advisory Board, International Capacity Building Alliance and others.