Ukraine received over 80% of medicines purchased via international organizations

09.09.2016 12:00 323

Ukraine has already received 82% of medicines purchased through international organizations, according to acting Ukrainian Health Minister Uliana Suprun.

"Today 82% of all medicines, ordered in 2015, have already been delivered in Ukraine. The most amount has already been delivered in the regions,” Suprun said during Government Question Hour held in Parliament today, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

She also informed that the Health Ministry together with MPs, the Finance Ministry and Economic Development Ministry managed to resolve the problem with shipment of drugs needed for children with cancer.

“Drugs had been stored at a customs station for almost 90 days, we were not able to settle this problem. I believe that by the end of this week the procedure of customs clearance will be completed and we will receive these drugs for children with cancer,” the official said.

The acting health ministry also informed that all needed vaccines will be delivered in Ukraine by November.


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