Stanimir Hasardzhiev

July 13, 2020

Stanimir Hasardzhiev
Secretary-General - Patient Access Partnership (PACT), Secretary-General – CEE4Health, Chairperson – National Patients’ Organisation (NPO)


Dr. Stanimir Hasardzhiev is one of the founders and current Chairperson of the Bulgarian National Patients’ Organization (NPO) – the biggest patients’ umbrella organization in Bulgaria which accounts to around 80 disease-specific member organizations representing patients with different socially significant diseases in all 28 regions in Bulgaria.
Dr. Hasardzhiev has devoted himself to the work in the patients’ advocacy sector and in defense of patients’ rights. In 2011 and 2015-2016, he represented the Bulgarian patients in the Supervisory Board of the National Health Insurance Fund.
Dr. Hasardzhiev was a board member of the European Patients’ Forum 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.
In addition, he 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 Stanimir takes the position of Secretary General.
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.
Stanimir is also a Secretary General of a newly established organization named CEE4Health. It is a Think-Tank group on patient access focusing on the CEE region which brings together multiple stakeholders in the field of healthcare (but not only) who work together to identify regional challenges in healthcare and propose sustainable solutions to national governments.

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