here and now (1999) 03/02/1999
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The theme of the day is state regulation of prices for medicines.
Fragments of interviews with pensioners about the rise in prices and the lack of prescription drugs.
Guests of the program - Health Minister Vladimir Starodubov (studio), member of the Board of Directors of ICN Pharmaceuticals Andrei Kozyrev (Ostankino), businessman Vladimir Bryntsalov (teleconference with the studio "Russia").
VI Staradubov on the timing of the implementation of the state decree and the rules of pricing.
Chief physician of the city hospital Abakan Vladimir Lytkin by phone about the shortage of medicines and equipment, in connection with the increase in prices.
V.I.Starodubov on allocation of medical subsidies of Khakassia.
Advantages of the state resolution in the part of excluding financial fraud.
The opinion of VA Bryntsalov about the reasons for the rise in price of medicines, the role of the currency component.
The effect of lower prices on product quality.
Demand and supply, the ability of domestic producers to provide the market.
AVKozyrev on the activities of the Russian segment of the company "ICN Pharmaceuticals" and on the need for further development of the pharmaceutical industry in Russia.
PersonnelKozyrev A.V. - Russian state and political figure, diplomat, candidate of historical sciences, foreign minister of the Russian Federation (1990-1996), entrepreneur.
Starodubov V.I. - Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Academician of RAMS, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation, Minister of Health of the Russian Federation (1998-1999).
Bryntsalov V.A. - Russian politician, entrepreneur, founder and head of the pharmaceutical company CJSC "Bryntsalov-A."
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