Askar Mamin visited SK-Pharmacy logistics hub

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Askar Mamin visited SK-Pharmacy logistics hub

Askar Mamin visited SK-Pharmacy logistics hub


Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited the SK-Pharmacy logistics hub in Nur-Sultan to check availability of drugs for the treatment of COVID-19 and the measures taken to provide healthcare institutions with medicines, refers to the press-service of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reporting.

The Health Minister A. Tsoi and the SK-Pharmacy board chairman E. Iskaliev said that 91 names of drugs are supplied to hospitals and provisional centers. Over the past month, medicines worth 8.7 billion tenge were distributed across the regions. The procurement of additional drugs to hospitals was accelerated, the list of drugs that patients can receive free of charge at the outpatient level was expanded (paracetamol, ibuprofen, rivaroxaban, dabigatran and apixaban are included).

In the event of the second wave of COVID-19, the company is forming a two-month stock of drugs worth 24 billion tenge, and the issue of supplying private pharmacies for the quarantine period with 19 scarce drugs that the market cannot cover on its own is being worked out. SK-Pharmacy will deliver the specified drugs to every pharmacy in cities and rural areas.

The PM was briefed on measures to improve the company's logistics: the number of scheduled flights was increased by 1.7 times, the dispatching time was reduced from 2 weeks to 1 week, the distribution from hubs to the regions is carried out on the cross-docking basis, and the warehouses work 24 / 7.

Deputy Prime Minister Ye. Tugzhanov, Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development B. Atamkulov, Minister of Health A. Tsoi and Vice Minister of Health L. Byurabekova took part in the inspection of the SK-Pharmacy logistics hub.

13:35, 5 August 2020


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