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Video: Roshal Called The Situation In The Russian Pharmacy Chain A Disgrace
2023 Author: Abraham Higgins | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-30 04:59
Roshal called the situation in the Russian pharmacy chain a disgrace
An outrage is going on in the Russian pharmacy chain, said Leonid Roshal, a member of the ONF Central Headquarters, head of the National Medical Chamber non-profit partnership. In his opinion, it is high time for the country to create state pharmacies, because private structures "are primarily interested in making money."
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Today in the pharmacy network in the Russian Federation, there is a lot of beauties, says Leonid Roshal, a member of the ONF Central Headquarters, head of the non-profit partnership "National Medical Chamber".
“I think it was high time to create a network of state pharmacies in Russia. We need a counterbalance to commercial structures that are primarily interested in making money,”Roshal's words are quoted in the ONF press release.
The head of the chamber also noted that in Russia it is necessary to establish strict control over the pricing and range of drugs. In his opinion, pharmacies could not be transferred into "commercial hands" at all. “This is a problem of state security and how the state meets the basic needs of the population,” Roshal said.
"Rossiyskaya Gazeta" writes with reference to the data of experts that in Russia it is necessary to create about 18 thousand state pharmacies. Calculations are based on "Soviet standards": one pharmacy for ten thousand inhabitants in the city and for five thousand inhabitants in the villages. Pharmacy Guild”by Elena Nevolina, prices in state pharmacies may be 25% lower.
On February 23, it became known that Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to consider the feasibility of opening a network of state pharmacies. The order must be executed by April 15th.