The volume of medicaments sold to the population and medical institutions of Mogilev region increased by 10.7 % in the year 2008 compared with the comparable prices of the respective period of the year 2007 – Valentina Ignatenko, the deputy director of Mogilev RUE “Pharmatsiya”, told the correspondent of our site.
There are 208 state chemist's shops in the region (by January, 1, 2009); 180 of them are the chemist's shops of ready medicines, 28 of them produce medicines. There appeared 5 new chemist's shops in 2008.
In the year 2008 there was a certain rise in the volume of medicines produced by the Belarusian winners of the Republican contests and exported by the direct contractual agreements. The medicines that are on the List of the major medicines were among the priorities for purchasing in the year 2008. During the year chemist's shops provided the population with such medicines at the rate of 90-95 %.