Important medicines to include in an electronic labelling system in 2018

Important medicines to include in an electronic labelling system in 2018

SOCHI, 27 Jun — RIA Novosti. The Ministry of health plans in 2018 to include medicines from the list vital, in the electronic labelling system drugs, said health Minister Veronika Skvortsova on Monday at the Russian investment forum “Sochi-2017”.

Draft labeling of drugs involves the ability to identify each medication package, track its movement from manufacturer to pharmacy. Skvortsova recalled that currently, the MoH has already started this system.

This year we are implementing for the most expensive drugs, vysokotsenovoj… next year it will apply to all medicines on the list of vital and essential medicinal preparatione Skvortzowii health

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in late January announced that he had signed a document to launch the project on the organization of the package labeling of drugs speccode to combat counterfeiting.

As previously reported in the healthcare, labeling of medications two-dimensional bar code should provide for the buyers the opportunity to test the legality of the drug with a smartphone or a public scanner in the pharmacy, and provide automated protection from legal circulation of substandard and counterfeit drugs.

At the initial stage of marking will cover more than 60 kinds of drugs, including 10 of trade names of drugs intended for the treatment of high-cost nosologies, and more than 30 trade names of medicines from the list vital.