The Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan is considering the possibility of replacing Ukrainian-made medicines with medicines from Russia and India. This was announced on Tuesday at a government meeting by the head of the department, Azhar Giniyat, reports today, June 14, TASS.
According to the agency, this decision was made in connection with the geopolitical situation.
“Contracts have been revised for Ukrainian-made drugs, tenders are being held for the supply of Indian and Russian suppliers,” she said.
The minister explained that at present there are no problems with drug supply in Kazakhstan.
Earlier, on March 18, she stated that the Kazakh side was purchasing 25 types of medicines from Ukrainian manufacturers, the further supply of which was in doubt. At the same time, the head of the department noted that there were no difficulties with the supply of medicines from Europe, Russia and Belarus.