Kiev cops sell measles vaccines
In metropolitan clinics the measles vaccine was sold in cash, journalists found.
The free measles vaccine in Kiev clinics is sold in cash. This is stated in the journalist material Vesti, which as an experiment has turned into several metropolitan and regional medical institutions.
In particular, they asked about the availability of the vaccine and the possibility of vaccinations at the metropolitan hospital №1 of the Obolon district on ul. Jordan, 26 years old. However, they claimed not to take vaccinations against adults for measles and to send them to the central district clinic. But even there the journalists waited for the refusal. Only after a complaint to the health department of the Kiev City State Administration, the vaccine in the clinic was "miraculously found".
"I think this situation is not in a clinic. Many people I have advised to go to the clinics to take root have encountered difficulties, I know that for these vaccines 200 and 300 UAH are required to sell them. In case of refusal, people look for where to buy these vaccines in exchange for cash, because in commercial medical institutions there is also a shortage of these drugs. It is impossible ", – noted w Director of the laboratory Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases. L.V. Gromashevsky AMS of the Ukraine Igor Marichev.
According to the website of the Ministry of Health, there are about 1.2 million vaccines in Ukraine. At the same time, the number of Ukrainians vaccinated per month is about 50 thousand people.
Recall that the incidence of measles in Ukraine falls for two weeks in a row.
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