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Penza region to receive 187 million rubles for rare illnesses treatment medicine

17:08 | 23.06.2015 | Society

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Penza, 23 June 2015. PenzaNews. The Penza region will receive a total of 187 million rubles from the federal rubles to help provide medicine to people with rare illnesses, as well as those who are eligible to obtain the required medicaments for free or with a fifty-percent discount by receipt.

Penza region to receive 187 million rubles for rare illnesses treatment medicine

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The received sum is a part of 12 billion rubles of intra-budget regional transfers following the statement of the Russian government signed by the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

This decision aims to provide rare medicine to 12,800 citizens suffering from unusual illnesses, as well as some 13,500 patients eligible for free or half-price medicinal drugs.

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