Main news by Friday March 31
From the beginning of the year to March 27, slightly more than 73 thousand purchases of medicines were canceled or did not take place. A year ago, there were almost 80 thousand of them. This was most often the case when purchasing dextrose, sodium chloride and amoxicillin with clavulanic acid.
The state program “Development of the pharmaceutical and medical industry” was included in the four projects whose level of execution of expenses is less than 95%. In 2022, it amounted to 80.8%, the Accounting Chamber said.
Special mechanisms have been introduced to overcome the shortage of medicines and medical products. There is no global deficit in the country now, the Ministry of Health reported.