This year for the purchase of medicines allocated 5.9 billion UAH from the state budget.
The Ministry of health of Ukraine signed a contract for the purchase of medicines for the budget money of 2018 with three international organisations (IOS): UNDP, UNICEF and the British procurement Agency Crown Agents.
This year the internationals will purchase drugs for 40 programmes for a total amount of 5.9 billion UAH.
Note that the list of international who will purchase medicines in 2018, has not changed compared to 2017. And in General since the transfer of medical supplies into the hands of MO.
In addition, each year the Ministry of health improves the agreement with international organizations. This year the contract agreed upon the terms of the tender procedures of international organizations. That is, at the stage of signing the contract Ministry of health agrees the time required for the announcement and conduct of the tender, the evaluation provided suggestions and the like. It is connected primarily with the fact that in the past year had problems with delivery of drugs in Ukraine.
In addition, the new edition of the contract provides for changes in the terms of payment and the introduction of a phased payment of each program. From now on, the Ministry will pay for drugs at the stage of conclusion of contracts between companies and suppliers of medicines. In the estimates will also bear the information about the timing of delivery of drugs.
International organizations began to purchase medicines for our country in 2015. In 2019 and ending the law that allows the DoD to make purchases for Ukraine. This decision was forced, as Ukraine was “paralyzed” the procurement process of medicines. And temporary — the Ministry of health planned to create a National procurement Agency which would manage all procurement in Ukraine.
More details about whether Mezzacorona created Agency, or the Ministry of health will change the principle of the reform of the procurement, see the interview with Deputy Minister of health Olga Stefanishina on Delo.UA.
In 2017, for the purchase was allocated 5.9 billion UAH. As of April 27, the internationals mastered 78% of the allocated funds. Delivered to state-owned enterprises 57,5%, in the regions were taken — 51,2%