Procurement of medicine from domestic manufacturers to increase in 2017
During the Government meeting, Prime Minister B. Sagintayev instructed to pay special attention to the introduction of health insurance.
Recall, recently President Nursultan Nazarbayev chaired an extended Government meeting where he gave a number of specific instructions.
As pointed out by the Prime Minister, the health sector must take measures to increase procurement of medicine and medical supplies from domestic producers in the long term, while ensuring transparency of their procurement procedures.
“To make effective use of medical equipment, I instruct to develop a procurement mechanism for purchase of medical equipment with its ensured service by the providers for the whole period of its operation,” – B. Sagintayev said.
In addition, it was tasked to create a uniform nomenclature of medical equipment for correct pricing. Particular attention must be paid to the introduction of a universal health insurance system.
“Concerning education, in general the President supported the new approaches in this sphere,” – B. Sagintayev said.
At the same time, the Minister of Education and Science Y. Sagadiyev was instructed to organize a competent explanatory work among the population on the transition to a 12-year education system, trilingualism, and the new UNT system.
“The Ministry of Information and Communications must also participate in this work,” – the Prime Minister concluded.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan