Russian Prime Minister orders allocation of $360k for purchase abroad of drugs for children
MOSCOW, January 13 (RAPSI) - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed an order to allocate 22 million rubles ($360,000) from the government’s reserve fund for additional purchase abroad of drugs unregistered in Russia for children suffering from serious chronic illnesses, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reports.
What it involves is 8 medicinal drugs unregistered in Russia, including Clobazam or Frisium, and others.
On March 1, amendments to the law on drug circulation will come into force. According to them, doctors will have no problems to assign narcotic psychotropic medication to adult and minor patients, even if these drugs are not registered and not produced in Russia, Medvedev stated.