I expect the medication to be available as soon as possible because both the Agency for Medicines and MALMED have the task of registering it immediately. The Bureau for Public Procurement to provide all the necessary documents for intervention importation. One cannot wait for endless tenders when the medicine is produced by one manufacturer. I will personally commit to implementing this,Macedonian Prime Minister DimitarKovachevskistressed on Thursday, asked regarding the deceased cystic fibrosis patient, BlagojcheIlievski.
The Prime Minister informed that this morning he spoke with the Minister of Health BekimSali and told him that for him this situation with the cystic fibrosis drug is absolutely unacceptable. He added that this morning the Board of Directors of the FZO made a decision to provide all funds for all critical patients, according to the requirements of the Children’s Clinic.
“I talked with the director of the Health Fund and the Minister of Finance. I will ask them, especially the Minister of Health, to consider and tell me if he can go on serving his term. I will make my decision on personnel issues after that,” Kovachevski said.