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For medical organizations, KZT 105.1 bln. tenge will be purchased

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Drugs are being dispatched in January to ensure patients who are in the dispensary register.

“At the moment, medicines worth 25.4 billion tenge have been shipped, and in the first two months of the year 1.1 million recipes have been issued for the amount of KZT 4.9 billion, including recipes for 4.5 billion tenge, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Pharmacy Yerzhan Zhunusov said at the Central Communications Service.

According to him, 45 nosology patients will be provided free of charge through a single distribution system.

Medical organizations claimed 499 medicines. They will receive 105.1 billion tenge. Drugs will be purchased for a total amount of KZT1.5 bn. At the time of purchase through the Single Distribution System 2019 savings amounted to 19.6 billion tenge.

“Future savings will be transferred to the budgetary commission of the Ministry of Health, which will consider the possibility of additional purchase of medicines or other needs of medical organizations in case of deficit detection,” Yerzhan Zhunusov explained.

He also initiated projects to provide feedback to the Ministry of Health for regular monitoring of patients’ free drug supply and SMS-notification system, confirming that they had received free medication for patients, as well as the number 1439 has launched the Unified Distributor Contact Center for free medicines.

Source: Central Communications Service of the Ministry of Information and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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