31.03.2020

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Aidar Oruzbaev, lawyer of Bishkek office of Grata International leading pharmaceutical law practice in the Kyrgyz Republic breaks down the main features of newly adopted Decree of the Kyrgyz Government on measures concerning prevention of further spread of COVID-19.

The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic has taken measures to provide the population with medicines and medical devices in connection with the pandemic of coronavirus infection. In order to prevent the further spread of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic in accordance with the laws of the Kyrgyz Republic "On the circulation of medicines", "On the circulation of medical devices", "On public health", the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic has allowed pharmaceutical and business entities to supply medicines and medical devices without state registration included in the National List of vital medicines and medical devices and the List of medicines and medical devices necessary for the diagnosis and treatment of coronavirus infection approved by the Ministry of Health.

It should be noted that the supplied medicines and medical devices must be registered in the country of manufacture. In cases when the package of such goods is not labelled in Kyrgyz and Russian languages, it is allowed to use stickers in Kyrgyz and/or Russian languages. It is also necessary to provide translation of the instructions for medical use.

It is now also permitted to supply registered medicines and medical devices that differ in labeling (marking) and / or instructions for medical use.

Moreover, from now on, the production and sale of medical masks without a license and state registration is allowed on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The List of medicines and medical devices necessary for the diagnosis and treatment of coronavirus infection includes medicines, disposable medical products, medical equipment, disinfectants, personal protective equipment, laboratory diagnostic equipment, equipment for temporary medical posts at checkpoints, supplies, reagents, as well as waste disposal products. In total, 233 items were included in this List.

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Author: Aidar Oruzbaev
Location:
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Practice area:
Dispute Resolution
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