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In SK for 150 types of drugs prices to stay the same until end of year

by March 24, 2017 Key Issues

The Governor of South Kazakhstan region Zhanseit Tuimebayev and 40 heads of pharmaceutical organizations took part in the ceremony of signing the Memorandum. Note that now domestic manufacturers of medicines and medical products, and also official distributors of foreign goods will not raise prices of 150 medicinal preparations.

“The Memorandum includes over 150 different medications. These are socially significant medicines. Thus, we provide support to most of the region’s population. On behalf of the residents of the region, I express my gratitude to the heads of pharmacies who signed this Memorandum, thereby supporting the socially vulnerable layers of the population”, – Zh. Tuimebayev said.

According to the Governor’s Office, this agreement is aimed at preventing the growth of prices for medicines sold in pharmacies and pharmaceutical organizations, and also preventing social tension and protecting consumers’ rights from unreasonable price increases.

In turn, Head of the Department L. Kashkimbayeva noted that for today there is a contract signed with major transport companies, and reported on the carrying-out work of pharmacy networks in the framework of social responsibility.

Along with this, the meeting participants noted that the signing of the Memorandum is an important step in ensuring social stability among the population.

Source: Kazakhstan 2050