For the first time in 10 years, the government intends to update the list of important drugs, production of which must be established in the country. This was stated by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin at the working meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers.
“I want to emphasize the decision on the production of medicines. Government updates list of strategically important medicines that must be carried out on the territory of the Russian Federation. Over the past ten years, this document has never changed,” – said Mishustin.
The Prime Minister noted that now the list only includes 57 positions. The new list will include 215 items from the list of vital and essential medicines. Among them are drugs for the treatment of orphan and socially significant diseases. They will be produced in Russia. “Our goal is to ensure the availability of modern, effective and popular drugs. This directly affects the health and lives of people,” – said Mishustin.