Richard Barker, the author of world-famous bestseller on breakthrough medicine, presented in Astana the strategy of personalized medicine development for healthy and long life of the people of Kazakhstan.
A number of new innovative drugs were added to the list of free medicines including those for the treatment of tuberculosis. This was announced by the Kazakhstan’s Minister of Health Elzhan Birtanov at a public meeting.
New drug manufacturing plant will be built in Atyrau (Kazakhstan). The project involves Meditsina JSC, NK SPK Atyrau JSC, and Sava Health Care, an Indian company. The construction is scheduled for completion in 2018.
Kazakhstan plans to apply a 2D barcode on secondary packaging of drugs to track the movement of products, starting from their importation to Kazakhstan and up to the sale in pharmacies or delivering in medical institutions.
The authorities in Kazakhstan managed to save more than 18 billion tenge on procurement of drugs for the guaranteed amount of free medical care. This was announced by the Minister of Health Elzhan Birtanov.