Purchase drugs from domestic producers to be increased in 2017
It should be reminded that an enlarged meeting of the Government was held yesterday. The President Nursultan Nazarbayev gave a number of specific instructions.
According to the head of the Government Bakhytzhan Sagintayev, the first necessary measure that should be taken in the health area is the increase of procurement of medicines and medical supplies from domestic producers in the long term, while ensuring the transparency of their procurement procedures.
“I instruct to develop a mechanism to purchase medical equipment for ensuring service providers for the whole period of its operation to make effective use of medical equipment,” B. Sagintayev said.
In addition, a single range of medical equipment was instructed to be formed for the correct pricing. Particular attention is paid to the introduction of compulsory health insurance system.
“With regard to education, the president support a whole new approach in this area,” said the head of government.
At the same time, the Minister of Education Y. Sagadiyev instructed to organize a competent explanatory work among the population on the transition to 12-year-old system of education, trilingualism and the new UNT system.
“The Ministry of Information and Communication should also be involved in work,” concluded the Premier.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan