The Cabinet has allocated one billion UAH on the program of available drugs

Кабмин выделил миллиард гривен на программу доступные лекарства

The government has increased funding for medical programs.

The Cabinet has allocated funding for the program is Available medication 1 billion. This was stated by Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Wednesday, October 4, portal.

“Six months ago we launched a programme of affordable drugs. Our mission: a strong economy and strong social policy. More than 6.5 million people received prescriptions for free medicines. Next year, we are planting 1 billion in funding for the program. The list (of drugs) will be expanded, people will have greater access to medicines,” – said Groisman.

The Prime Minister stressed that in this context it is particularly important to continuing changes in the healthcare system.

“That people feel that improving quality services,” he added.

The government started the program of Available drugs in April this year. The program provides free medicines or reimbursement of the cost of medicines from cardiovascular disease, asthma and diabetes. A financing source – means of the state budget. The total budget of the programme for 2017 is more than 700 million UAH.

Recall after the launch of medical reform, the patient can receive primary care free of charge from personally selected family doctor.