Ukraine already spent almost UAH 8B on COVID-19 vaccination

Ukraine already spent almost UAH 8B on COVID-19 vaccination

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine has already spent UAH 7.9 billion on vaccination of Ukrainian citizens against COVID-19, according to Chairman of the Accounting Chamber Valeriy Patskan.

"By the end of June, the Ministry of Health should use UAH 10.5 billion to purchase COVID-19 vaccines. To date, UAH 7.9 billion has been paid under the budget program, of which UAH 1.1 billion in early June,” Patskan said when commenting on the situation with the use of funds for the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines, Ukrinform reports.

He noted that UAH 7.8 billion of these funds were paid for the purchase of vaccines, UAH 41 million for syringes, UAH 3.8 million for solutions and UAH 18 million for medical waste containers.

"It is planned to purchase 38 million doses of vaccines using these funds. The budget envisages that the average cost of a vaccine with all consumables is almost UAH 276,” Patskan added.


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