Rozenko believes promising initiative to reduce the cost of medicines

Розенко считает перспективной инициативу по снижению стоимости лекарств

Vice-Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko believes promising initiative to reduce the cost of medicines. He said this in “the Evening Thursday in the evening” on TV channel “112 Ukraine”.

“I think that this is a promising initiative. Today the government offered a range of activities… Today the government adopted a resolution, which will reduce the registration period for products that have the proper registration in the EU, USA and other countries. Thus, the company’s expenses on the passage of the procedure (especially corruption) will be drastically reduced. I think it will have a positive impact on lowering drug prices in Ukraine will increase and the obvious competition high-quality preparations quality preparations. Thus, the price of drugs will decrease,” he said.

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Earlier, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said that the government took a step toward the introduction in Ukraine of a simplified mechanism for the registration of medicines. “In particular, that the decision of the Cabinet pertains to drugs that are already certified in the US, the EU, Switzerland, Japan, Canada, Australia. We trust the expertise of these countries and there is no need to do long-term expertise in Ukraine”, – he wrote on his page in Facebook.

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Earlier, Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman has instructed the Ministry of health of Ukraine and the Ministry of economic development and trade during the week to submit proposals which could affect the cost of drugs. Then in the Ministry of health said that already prepared a preliminary plan to reduce the cost of drugs.

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