(1) The World Bank approved a $ 214.7 million loan to Ukraine to improve health care system. (2) The Cabinet dismissed Michael Pasechnik from his post of chairman of the State Administration of Ukraine on Medicinal Products. (3) Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has changed the procedure for allocating subsidies. (4) How has the profit of PJSC "Farmak" and JSC "Lekhim" changed by the end of 2014. (5) Bayer has appointed a new head of the company's business in Russia and the CIS. And other news.
(1) Ministry of Health of Ukraine plans to refuse purchases of Russian BCG vaccines. (2) Cabinet of Ministers approved list of medical products for hemodialysis and treatment of cancer patients, the import of which will be released from additional fees. (3) PJSC "Farmak" replaced the head of the supervisory board. (4) Dnepropetrovsk switched to a new mechanism of drug procurement. (5) Kazakhstan has no plans to revise the rules of public procurement of medicines. (6) A commission to reorganize the State Service for Drug Control was established.
(1) Ukraine's MoH expenditures on health in 2015. (2) Draft Law on Compulsory State Social Health Insurance. (3) Ministry of Health of Ukraine jointly with UNICEF completes the calculation of the required amount of drug procurement. (4) Sale of 30% stake of BHFZ is asked to postpone. (5) Actavis becomes Allergan. (6) New Sanofi's CEO
(1) The best pharma employers in Ukraine; (2) Ministry of Health of Ukraine will not privatize medical institutions in the nearest future; (3) The Security Service of Ukraine revealed a scheme of illegal medicines procurement for the Ministry of Health for UAH1.26 billion; (4) Alexander Kvitashvili, Ukrainian Minister of Health, said that the state should not regulate the price of medicines; (5) Pfizer’s bid for Hospira could lead to break-up
An agreement between Ukraine and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) on the introduction of the Serving People Improving Health Project, through which Ukraine will receive around $215 million, was signed by Ukrainian Health Minister Alexander Kvitashvili and World Bank Program Leader for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova, Paolo Belli.