The Ukrainian Government plans to increase funding for the
government program Available Medicines, which was launched on April 1 and
provides for the provision of free medicines to patients with diabetes, asthma
and cardiovascular diseases, by the sum worth UAH 250 million. While presenting
the decision, Head of Government Volodymyr Groysman noted that this would cover
for financial expenses until the end of year. The relevant proposals of
amendments to the state budget will be submitted shortly to the Verkhovna Rada.
"The amendments to the budget that we are to table
shortly to the Parliament envisage an increase in funding for the program plus UAH
250 million - it will be absolutely, according to our forecasts, sufficient by
the end of the current year", said the Prime Minister at the meeting of
the Cabinet of Ministers.
that, the Government is to calculate necessary funding for next year, "to guarantee
that each Ukrainian citizen in need of free drugs gets them", assured the