The UNDP office to Moldova bids companies medicine acquisition contracts for the beneficiaries of national programs.
The Health Ministry earmarks about MDL80 mn for this purpose.
The first drugs will be delivered to medical institutions later this March.
The medications are meant for people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, syphilis, gonococcal infections, TB, cholera, psychical illnesses, diabetes and rare diseases.
The UNDP office purchases medicines and consumables under an accord with the Health Ministry as from 2017.
About 1.5 patients benefit from free treatment as part of national programs.