The government program Available Medicine which was launched on April 1 and
stipulates for the provision of free medicines to patients with diabetes,
asthma and cardiovascular diseases would be fully funded this year and in
subsequent years, announced Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during
his trip to Vinnytsia where on May 20, solemn events
on the occasion of 10th anniversary of Europe Day took place.
«We are concerned about the health of Ukrainians. The Government engages
in activities aimed at improving the aforesaid program. We have enough
financial resources for pursuing of this program, we will allocate necessary
funding this year and in subsequent years in order for people to get support”,
said the Head of Government.
He reminded that the Government is closely monitoring the progress of
the implementation of the government program Available Medicine and resolving
promptly problematic issues which occur in the process of realization of the
program. Apart from that, the decision aimed at expanding the program is being
elaborated now. My communication with people is the best confirmation of the
fact that we need to extend the list of drugs for the aforesaid program”, added
the Prime Minister.