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Belarusian medicines more expensive than foreign ones?

Analysis of drug prices conducted by the Ministry of Health reveals that a number of drugs are more expensive in the Belarusian market than those from neighboring countries.

The issue of pricing in the market of medicines was raised during the recent working visit of the President to the Vitebsk region. People complained that some drugs cannot be bought because of the high cost. The head of state instructed to analyze this information.

Lyudmila Reutskaya, Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Inspection and Medicinal Support of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus:
The Ministry of Health analyzed the prices of domestic medicines. 39 of them were slightly more expensive than medicines of Ukrainian or Russian origin. A thorough analysis, monitoring was carried out in this respect. These drugs are from low-price segment. These are really inexpensive medicines. Domestic manufacturers will take all measures to reduce these prices.

Belarusian medicines more expensive than foreign ones?