Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, at its session on Friday, endorsed a resolution "On approval of the
Procedure and conditions for the provision of a subvention from the state
budget to local budgets for reimbursement of the cost of medicines for
treatment of certain diseases" to ensure introduction of a mechanism of
reimbursement for drugs to cure cardiovascular diseases, diabetes type II and
to the approved decision, the sum worth UAH 500 million will be granted to the
regions to trigger the program for free medicine for three categories of
diseases in each region, said Volodymyr Groysman.
to the acting Minister of Health of Ukraine Uliana Suprun while introducing the draft resolution, the
distribution of subventions will be made on the basis of statistical data on
the number of persons suffering from aforesaid chronic ailments.
At the next Cabinet’s meeting there will be submitted
the whole necessary package of documents to ensure launch of the programme for compensation of costs starting April 1, said
the Prime Minister.
"We begin the process of making decisions to
finance free drugs provision", emphasized the Prime Minister.