Ukrainian doctors allowed to use world practices in Covid-19 treatment

Source : 112 Ukraine

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed the law yesterday
13:50, 1 April 2020

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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed the law #539-IX, which allows the Ukrainian doctors to use world practices to treat coronavirus.

The proper law has come into force today.

The law permits using unregistered medicines, recommended by the official body of the US, EU Member States, the UK, Switzerland, Japan, Australia, Canada, China, Israel, for the treatment of Covid-19 in the respective country for the period of the pandemic.

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In addition, authorized medicinal products may be used during this period for indications that are not specified in the instructions for medical use in the presence of proven efficacy of coronavirus treatment or if they are recommended by the official authorities of those countries.

The procedure for prescribing and administering such drugs should be established by Ukraine’s Healthcare Ministry within a week.

Besides, it is supposed to hold the expert study of the materials of the clinical trial of the medicines for the treatment of coronavirus and substantial amendments to them within up to five days.

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The document proposes the holding of urgent and constant renewal of the protocols of medical aid for the treatment of the coronavirus disease, medicines for Covid-19 treatment and monitoring of the safety and efficiency of medicines for coronavirus treatment.

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