The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, in the framework of the implementation of the program Available Medicine which was launched in April, intends to constantly expand the nomenclature of medicines included in the program and for these purposes all necessary financial resources are included in the state budget. This was announced by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman in the course of the conversation with journalists in Kherson.
«The program (Available Medicines) is efficient, we possess sufficient resources to ensure the provision of free medicines to patients with chronic diseases. It is of fundamental importance for us to give people the opportunity to receive for free medicines that are indispensable to life. We are committed to extend the program and include a wider range of medicines. The main thing is to preserve the life and health of citizens and we will invest in it», the Prime Minister underlined.
The Available Medicine program provides for free medicines or the reimbursement of part of the cost of drugs to cure cardiovascular disease, asthma and diabetes. At present, over 3.5 million people have already seized the opportunity of the said program.
The Head of Government recalled that apart from the Available Medicine program, the Government launched a project designed to establish cardiac centers throughout the country that will be able to provide high-tech assistance in cardiovascular diseases.