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Import and circulation of medicines, medical devices and food products during the war

Ukraine has been defending itself from Russian military aggression for 20 days. The Armed Forces of Ukraine, territorial defense, and the population of Ukraine are holding back the advance of the aggressor. Russian troops are firing, launching rocket attacks, and bombing our cities, causing huge civilian casualties, destroying civilian infrastructure, and forcing millions of Ukrainians to leave their homes. 
 

Gratitude to Denk Pharma for humanitarian aid

We would like to express our huge gratitude to our partner Denk Pharma, manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceutical products from Bavaria, Germany that donated Ukraine 15 tons of vital medicines. The top management of Denk Pharma has made an immediate decision to support Ukraine according to the list provided by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Another our partner, company AFS Medizintechnik organized delivery from warehouse in Germany to Lviv, Ukraine.

Humanitarian aid inquiry

Ukraine is defending itself from the Russian military invasion. Russian forces are shelling and bombing cities, there are huge casualties among civilians. 

At the same time, most of the regular supply channels of healthcare products are impacted: there are no public procurement procedures, regular supply channels are broken, some local manufacturers have stopped, some warehouses are in combat zones. 

Martial law, import of unregistered medical products and work of competent authorities

On Thursday, Feb 24 at 5 o'clock in the morning, Russia has attacked Ukraine, simultaneously firing numbers of missiles on strategic objects, cities and invading troops to the territory of our country. We all woke up from the sound of explosions.

Martial law was imposed in Ukraine from 05:30 on February 24, 2022 for a period of 30 days in accordance with the Law of Ukraine of February 24, 2022 № 2102-IX "On approval of the Decree of the President of Ukraine "On martial law in Ukraine ".

Inspections of the State Service of Ukraine on medicines and drugs control for COVID-19 IVD’s

Territorial bodies of the State Service of Ukraine on medicines and drugs control (market surveillance authority for medical devices) have started unscheduled inspections of the characteristics of medical devices for in-vitro diagnosis of acute respiratory disease COVID-19 caused by coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.