Kazakhstan acquired medicines for coronavirus treatment with a view to 10 000 patients
Astana. May 22. KazTAG - Kazakhstan acquired medicines for coronavirus treatment with a view to 10 000 patients, said Berik Sharip, chairman of SK-Pharmacy.
"The main drug which we acquired in February was Lopinavir + Ritonavir, Aluvia. We acquired them with a view of prognosis to 10 000 patients, now the number of infected people has gone above 6000, and now we have sufficient volume of medicines, if needed, we are ready to deliver more. In addition we acquired idroxychloroquine, 18 thousand pills from an Indian company. Sandoz company supplied us with 100 thousand pills of hydroxychloroquine for free. We received Avigan, Favipiravir for free in humanitarian aid. Chlorofinophosaphate made by "Abdi-Ibrahim" our domestic manufacturer was also provided in the form of about 100 thousand tablets for free," he said.
In addition to medicines, Kazakhstan has received about 47 thousand protective overalls since the beginning of the year, about 500 thousand masks, about 80 thousand test systems, drugs, four-layer masks. Humanitarian assistance was provided by countries such as the USA, UAE, China, India, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey.
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