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For the first time in Kazakhstan the purchase of drugs for people with HIV/AIDS will be made through UNICEF


Today in Astana, the acting Chairman of the Board of LLP "SK-pharmacy" Serikbol Musinov and the head of UNICEF in Kazakhstan Yuri oksamittal signed a Memorandum of understanding for purchase of medicines for people with HIV/AIDS in 2017, under which a Single distributor will acquire the medicines for the sum over 1 billion tenge."A single purchase of antiretroviral drugs through the supply division UNICEF will allow to solve several problems in the first place, will expand the availability of medicines, and second, is the quality of drugs and reduce the cost of their purchase value," - said Serikbol Musinov.

Thus will be achieved significant budget savings. Patients medicines will be provided free of charge.

Supply division UNICEF participates in the pre-qualification the world health organization, designed to assistance in obtaining access to medicines, the relevant harmonized standards of quality, safety and efficiency.

Recall that one of the targets of the state Program of healthcare development "Densaulyk" for the years 2016-2019 is to keep the prevalence of HIV in age group 15-49 years within 0,2-0,6%.To date, diagnosis and treatment of HIV infection in Kazakhstan is available to every citizen and exercised at the expense of public funds.

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