Medical and pharmaceutical technologies of Israel are
recognized among the best in the world and are viewed to be the most useful for
Ukraine in the context of the implementation of the announced by the Government
reform of the health sector. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine
Volodymyr Groysman during a meeting with leadership of the Teva
Pharmaceutical Industries and heads of leading Israeli companies in biomedical
"We are eager
to promote interaction inside the business community and the dialogue which
will yield a specific result. We are open to further cooperation and are
interested in deepening cooperation. We are at the beginning of a change
process. Everything related to medicine, pharmacology is very important for
Ukraine", said the Head of Government.
He noted that one example of successful cooperation between
Ukraine and Israel in the medical sector is the work of the Teva
pharmaceutical company, which was one of the first to join the government
program Available Medicine. The program was launched on April 1 and stipulates
for the provision of free medicines to patients with cardiovascular diseases,
diabetes type II and bronchial asthma.
The Prime Minister stressed that cooperation in the healthcare
and pharmacology would be enhanced due to the made by the Cabinet of Ministers
steps towards deregulation of the pharmaceutical market and the simplification
of registration of medicines. It is also viewed as a considerable impetus the
signed on May 15, five-year Plan of cooperation in the healthcare and medical
industry sector between the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health
of the State of Israel, as well as the efforts of the Government of Ukraine directed
to creation of infrastructure for the development of medical projects.
is in creating certain infrastructure objects on the territory of Ukraine to raise
efficiency of our joint efforts for the two sides", the Prime Minister said
and assured the representatives of pharmaceutical business of Israel of the
full support by the Cabinet of Ministers of the projects.