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MOSCOW, March 16 (Itar-Tass) —— A number of Russian regions are reducing allocations for drugs supplied to benefit holders, Health and Social Development Minister Tatiana Golikova said at the Friday meeting of the ministry’s board.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin attended the meeting.
“An analysis of regional allocations revealed that certain regions had reduced allocations for buying the drugs,” she said. For instance, Adygeya cut such expenditures by more than 50% since 2011; the allocations reduced by 30% in the Pskov region, 18% in the Krasnoyarsk territory and 17% in St. Petersburg.