Ukraine to get from U.S. innovative drugs against Covid-19

Source : 112 Ukraine

Besides, the Health Ministry has signed the Memorandum on the cooperation with the American Medtronic Company
17:49, 1 September 2021


The U.S. will pass to Ukraine the innovative drugs against coronavirus. The humanitarian aid will cost almost $20 million as the Health Ministry reported.

The ministry states that the aid will arrive in Ukraine soon.

“The government of the U.S. together with the company producer as the humanitarian aid will provide us the innovative drugs against Covid-19. They have been registered by the FDA and recommended for patients with mild and medium severity disease, especially with the presence of risk of passage to the severe form,” Health Minister Viktor Lyashko reported.

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20,000 bottles of Bamlanivimab and 40,000 bottles of Etesevimab will be sent to Ukraine. The drugs are already formed in the cargo and transported to the airport for sending to Ukraine.

Moreover, the Health Ministry has signed the Memorandum on cooperation with the American Medtronic Company.

The sides have agreed to consider the possibility of the localization of the production of particular medical goods of the company in Ukraine within the state support of the projects with significant investments, the so-called investment nurses, and extension of the cooperation of Medtronic with the Ukrainian companies specializing on IT solutions.

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“The signing of the Memorandum will allow us together with the Medtronic to work in the sphere of the innovative of biomedical technologies, get significant support for the development of qualification of our doctors and implement effective screening solutions for the implementation of the program of the president of Ukraine “Healthy Ukraine,” Lyashko said.

As we reported, Ukraine would receive two new drugs for the treatment of Covid-19 at the end of the autumn-the beginning of winter.

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