Illegal source of insulin delivery from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan identified- Birtanov
Astana. April 2. KazTAG - The law enforcement bodies have discovered the source of illegal delivery of insulin from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan, said Yelzhan Birtanov, minister of health care.
"As for Kazakhstani insulin which was discovered in Uzbekistan. You know, we initiated an investigation. The source of this insulin has been discovered, investigation is under way. Unfortunately, we cannot voice it now, but the law enforcement bodies are conducting investigation," he said at the press-conference in the Government.
He added that a year ago a total analysis and check of free of charge insulin were conducted throughout the state.
"A massive check was conducted jointly with the law enforcement bodies, the general prosecutor's office. About 28 criminal cases were opened. The law enforcement bodies will report on the details," he said.
He said a second stage of checks is being held in special dispensaries and HIV centers.
"We are checking the facts of irrational use. Digitalization of services helps us to reveal the violations. We'll continue this work," he added.
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