Tag: Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan to Set Price Ceiling for Drugs in July

The Kazakh Ministry of Healthcare will set price ceilings for wholesale and retail drugs in July. Price regulation rules were developed, an order was formed for the maximum wholesale and retail price...

Uniforming Prices in Kazakh Pharmacies

Uniform prices will be set in all Kazakh pharmacies by May. Medical supply prices will be available online, as well as by request, to make medicine more accessible. A law will come into force tomorro...

Kazakhstan to Boost Support Early Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Kazakhstan will establish molecular genetic laboratories in its effort to boost support for early cancer diagnosis and treatment, said Minister of Healthcare Yelzhan Birtanov at the recent Mazhilis (l...

Kazakhstan plans to start the online sales of prescription drugs in 2020

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The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan is planning to switch to compulsory e-distribution of all prescription drugs from 2020.

Kazakh suppliers sidestepped Belarusian colleagues on the Russian pharma market

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During the period January-June 2018, medicines produced in the territory of the EAEC countries were imported to Russia for a total of 5.9 billion rubles.

Kazakhstan’s Single Distributor will switch to e-procurement of medicines

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The Minister of Health of Kazakhstan spoke about the issues related to provision of medicines to the people of Kazakhstan, including public procurement of medicinal products by the single distributor.

Servier and the Government of Kazakhstan agreed on cooperation

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Servier, a French pharmaceutical company, and National Company KAZAKH INVEST JSC have signed an agreement on cooperation in the area of pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Kazakh pharma manufacturers will receive a 10-year guaranteed market

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SK-Pharmacy LLC, the single distributor in Kazakhstan, announced a competitive bidding for long-term contracts with domestic manufacturers.

Kazakhstan will develop personalized medicines

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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.

French company will set up a production of innovative medicines in Kazakhstan

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At the meeting on global investments held in Astana, the companies of Kazakhstan signed 32 commercial documents for the total amount of $4.7 billion.

Kazakhstan added new TB drugs to its list of free medicines

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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.

Kazakhstan achieved a 10-fold reduction in the price of drugs for hepatitis C

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This significant price reduction has become possible thanks to the agreement signed between SK-Pharmacy LLP and the United Nations Development Program.

Joint Kazakhstan-India pharma production facility is being built in Atyrau

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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 will monitor how pharma companies lobby their interests

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The Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan is preparing a new draft law that will allow to control the pharmaceutical market. This was announced by the Deputy Minister Alexey Tsoi in an interview.

Imports of Kazakh medicines to Russia jumped 12.6 times since the start of 2018

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In January-April 2018, the imports of medicinal products manufactured in EAEU member states amounted to 3.7 billion rubles (in wholesale prices, including VAT).

Kazakhstan will implement mechanisms to regulate drug prices

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The mechanisms that will allow to regulate the prices of medicinal products in wholesale and retail trade will be introduced in accordance with the order of the President of Kazakhstan.