In Ukraine, vaccination against coronavirus will be free for the population, it will be financed by the state. This was stated by Mykhailo Radutsky, the Head of Parliamentary Committee for Public Health on his Facebook page.
He explained that Ukraine's Ministry of Finance will meet the three requirements of the Nation's Health Committee for financing the health care industry next year.
"Firstly, the state will fully finance the free vaccination of the population against Covid-19. Secondly, the National Health Service of Ukraine will receive all the necessary funds for medical institutions dealing with the treatment of patients with coronavirus. In addition, the Budget Code will retain the requirement to finance the medical program. guarantees in the amount of at least 5% of GDP, " Radutsky said.
On December 12, COVAX mechanism officially approved Ukraine's vaccine supply request. According to Chief Sanitary Doctor Viktor Lyashko, Ukraine will definitely get eight million doses of vaccine.
Olena Kondratyuk, Deputy Head of the Ukrainian Parliament claimed that Ukraine actually needs at least 40,000 doses.