Access to medicines in treating bronchial asthma within the State Guarantee Benefit Programme. N.N.Brimkulov , Lung health , Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic October 2009 – February 2010. Introduction. Currently in KG the number of patients with bronchial asthma is approximately 10,000.
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Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
October 2009 – February 2010
However, do all patients have access to medicines?
Availability and transparency survey of benefit medicine provision for the patients with bronchial asthma in the regions of KG
Survey of 100 patients and 203 health workers including:
89 – in FMC
89 – in hospitals
151 medical сheck-lists were examined
for patients with asthma in KG
Butat the same time:
32% of pharmacists are not informed of SGBP
- 16% don’t know about their SGBP privileges,
- 26% don’t get refunded prescriptions,
- 48% don’t purchase medicines in pharmacy even having refunded prescription
- norms of writing out refunded prescriptions
Requires committment of physician and pharmacist
- medicine realization on refunded prescriptions in pharmacies
pharmacy get payment from Mandatory Health Insurance Fund for refunded prescriptions, but not for realized refunding medicines
Control is needed over appropriate discloser of the information by pharmaceutical companies about medicines, alternatives in refundedprograms (for instance, a share “yellow card” to Ceretid «Glaxo Smith Kline»)
held with Stakeholders