The list of essential medicines for 2018 expanded by 68 positions
GORKI, October 23 — RIA Novosti. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed the list of vital and essential drugs (EDL) for 2018, where added 60 drugs and 8 drugs.
“I approved the list of vital and essential so-called medicines for the next year… the Government approves the list — you need to understand what medications are much in demand. In the list of such drugs for 2018 included 60 drugs and 8 drugs, including for cancer diseases, cardiovascular system, and some other”, — said Medvedev at a meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers in the Hills.
In addition, the head of the government noted that and expanding list of drugs for beneficiaries from increased by 25 items. “We need to keep these drugs affordable,” he said.