National drug formulary introduced in Kazakhstan
Creation of National drug formulary will let to reduce the share of smuggled medications in Kazakhstan’s market and protect the population from poor quality or harmful medicines. The document was developed by the experts of Kazakh Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development jointly with foreign colleagues. The document includes only drugs registered in Kazakhstan with proven clinical efficacy. In addition, the developers included the information about the marginal price for each trade name.
Larissa PAK, CHAIRPERSON OF COMMITTEE, KAZAKH MINISTRY OF HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT:
Any patient of our country can open a link to the website and double-check the price. Whether the price is higher than the established maximum or not, whether there is a proven clinical efficacy.