Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman stated this at a government meeting on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
"More than 8 million people have received needed drugs for free or at the lowest price over the last year. There were many questions about whether the state would pay for it. The state paid 100% for each of 8 million citizens," Groysman said.
He assured that this program is efficient and will operate permanently.
As reported, the government program Affordable Medicine was launched in April 2017. Over 6,000 drugstores, as well as Ukrainian leading pharmaceutical companies are involved in the program.
More than 15 million prescriptions have been given to patients and reimbursed over the past year.
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