According to Gostseninspektion and the State inspection of control of quality of medicines, at the beginning of October of the current year there was a prompt rise in prices for drugs.
For implementation of the Order of the Cabinet of Ukraine of 17.10.08 No. 1339-р "About actions for ensuring stabilization of a situation in the market of medicines and products of medical appointment" and Resolutions of the Cabinet of Ukraine of 30.06.06 No. 886 "About the statement of an order of carrying out check by the working groups of the central executive authorities" State inspection of the prices in the Nikolaev area created the general working group on studying of the situation connected with sharp increase in the prices of medicines. Specialists of the Public tax administration, the Department of Internal Affairs, the State inspectorate for control of quality of medicines, regional SES entered it.
The working group carries out checks of pharmaceutical institutions of all forms of ownership concerning observance of the state discipline of the prices. Besides, at the request of the government the gostseninspektion carries out monitoring of the prices of medicines.
As show monitoring researches, increases of retail prices for drugs are connected with increase by distributors of the prices of import preparations. According to specialists of state inspectorate of the prices, this growth is explained by a sharp dollar rate increase, the purpose of such price policy - prevention of possible losses and the risks connected with world financial crisis. Thus prices of medicines were raised by the largest distributors who control about 60% of the market of medicines among which the BADM company, JV Optimafarm, the Air Force of Ltd., JSC Alba-Ukraina, "Artur - To".
Active part in stabilization of the prices of medicines in pharmaceutical institutions of business owners is taken by public association "Association of Businessmen of the Nikolaev and Kherson Areas".
Public service of medicines and products of medical purpose of MOZ of Ukraine for public discussion offers the change project to the resolution of the Cabinet of Ukraine "About modification of the appendix to the resolution of the Cabinet of Ukraine of December 25 in 1996.No. 1548".
In changes to the resolution regulation on medicines and the products of medical appointment noted in the National list of the main medicines and products of medical appointment is entered. This list was approved by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ukraine of March 29 in 2006 No. 400 "About the approval of the National list of the main medicines and products of medical appointment".
Thus снабженческо - the marketing trade extra charge shouldn't exceed 10,0% of the price of the producer (customs cost) taking into account discounts. The limit trade extra charge on medicines which are realized to the population through pharmacy network, is established in such sizes:
worth up to 5 UAH inclusive - at level not above, than 28 percent;
over 5 UAH - to 25 UAH inclusive - at level not above, than 21 percent;
over 25 UAH - at level not above, than 15 percent from wholesale price of the producer (customs cost) taking into account discounts, and for what will be got by the state and municipal institutions of health protection for budgetary funds, - at level not above, than 10 percent of wholesale price of the producer (customs cost) taking into account discounts.
Offers and remarks from natural and legal entities concerning the draft of the resolution can be sent to the address:
03115, Kiev, Pobedy Avenue, 120. Public service of medicines and goods of medical appointment.
ph.: (044) 424-12-30, e-mail: email@example.com.
01011, Kiev, Arsenalnaya St., 9/11. The state committee of Ukraine concerning regulatory policy and business.
In the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ukraine the "hot" telephone line concerning overcoming of a rise in prices for medicines started working. With all questions which concern prices of medicines, citizens can address by multichannel phone: 8 (044) 256-78-08.
The secretariat of Cabinet of Ministers asks citizens to report to the "hot" line about sudden rise in prices for drugs.
Within October and in case of lack of their decrease we ask to report state inspections of the prices about established facts of sharp rise in prices for medicines and products of medical appointment in the Nikolaev area by phones 35-01-36, 35-30-12.