The UN development programme in Ukraine start the cycle of drug procurement and drug money for the 2016 budget. The first deliveries of the programmes for the treatment of orphan (rare) diseases are expected from Monday, November 28.
About this at the conference said the coordinator of UNDP on procurement Zafar Yuldashev, reports «UKRINFORM».
«In two programs, we quickly had the tender, directly appealed to drug manufacturers, have already signed contracts. From the moment we received funds (from the Ministry — ed.), the delivery took two weeks. Monday drugs at one program will have,» said Yuldashev.
He noted that UNDP has brought to direct negotiations as the only producers of certain medicines for the treatment of Gaucher disease and mucopolysaccharidosis. Agreements worth more than $ 7.5 million and agreed to lower prices in the range of 25 to 40% for each drug in comparison with the prices of public procurement 2015. According to him, the savings amounted to 3 million U.S. dollars, which will be used to purchase additional drugs for this category of diseases to ensure a larger number of patients in need of treatment.
As noted at the conference the specialist in the field of health, UNDP Natalia Lukyanova, at the end of November in Ukraine has delivered a 99.5% drugs 8-way procurement for the state budget in 2015.
For means of the budget of 2016, UNDP will purchase for Ukraine of medicines on $ 47 million in 17 state treatment programs.
In particular, that medicines and medical devices for patients in pre — and post-transplant period for patients with cancer, medicines for children with autism, for children with cerebral palsy, a drug for patients with Gaucher disease, drugs for prevention of hemophilia in newborns, drugs for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, medication of hemophilia in adults, drugs for multiple sclerosis patients, drugs and equipment for treatment of infertility in women, medications with resistant form of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, medicines for children, patients with primary immunodeficiency, medicines for patients with mucopolysaccharidosis, for patients with epidermolysis bullosa, drugs against cystic fibrosis.
As reported, on October 11, the Ministry of health and the United Nations development Programme signed an agreement on the purchase of medicines for funds from the budget of 2016.
UNDP in Ukraine has started the procurement of drugs for the money of the state budget-2016 28.11.2016