National Medication Security:
Pandemic Lessons


Fadeeva Е.V.

Cand. Sci. (Sociol.), Assoc. Prof., Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia fadeeva.belova@mail.ru

DOI: 10.31857/S013216250014393-5
ID of the Article: 8881


For citation:

Fadeeva Е.V. National Medication Security: Pandemic Lessons . Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2021. No 11. P. 140-146



Abstract

The author attempts to analyze primary challenges in the medication supply and to reconsider the key threats to the medication supply in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic challenges. The paper is based on the sectoral statistics, public opinion polls, and expert assessments. The author discusses key factors affecting affordability and availability of medicines, including high import dependency and immature mechanisms of price regulation, re-registration, public procurement and mandatory labeling of medicines. It is stated that the well-established and uninterrupted manufacture of medicines and the availability of Russian raw materials in the domestic pharmaceutical market are the cornerstone of the medication security of Russians.


Keywords
pharmaceutical market; provision of medicines; drug safety; accessibility of medicines; pandemic; sanctions; import substitution

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