July 6, 2022, 16:14

“russia Steals European Medicines from Occupied Territories; Patients Are Given russian Substitutes,” Ministry of Health

Viktor Liashko, Minister of Health of Ukraine, stated that russian invaders stole high-quality, evidence-based medicines, taking them to russia and bringing untested substitutes made in russia for Ukrainian patients.

He said so during his briefing at Media Center Ukraine — Ukrinform.

“I am referring to medicines for thrombolysis from stroke and heart attack treatment centers. The invaders take them to russia, bringing untested substitutes made in russia and not used elsewhere,” the Health Minister said.

At the same time, Viktor Liashko emphasized that the Ministry of Health keeps negotiating with international institutions to ensure that medicines they supply to occupied territories are certified in countries with stringent regulations.

“The donations to the Red Cross and Médecins Sans Frontières are made to support the Ukrainian people, not russia’s economy,” he stated.

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