The Russian government will send more than 520 million rubles abroad for the purchase of the Onkaspar drug, which has not yet been registered in the Russian Federation. This was announced on Monday by the head of the cabinet, Mikhail Mishustin, at a meeting with deputy prime ministers.
“The government will send more than 520 million rubles for the purchase of Onkaspar medicines. In Russia, it has not yet been produced and registered, “the prime minister said, stressing that” children with severe cancer are in urgent need of this drug. ”
“To provide young patients with a vital drug, we will purchase almost two thousand packages of this medicine this year,” Mishustin announced. According to him, “in the future, the need of Onkaspar may amount to 2.5 thousand packages per year.”
The Prime Minister instructed the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation “to promptly prepare all the necessary documents and ensure procurement in the shortest possible time.” “We are talking about the life and health of children, nothing is more important for us,” said Mishustin.