In the Name of National Security
SC Rostech, Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Emergency Situations have made lists of drugs essential for national security. Full technological cycle production should be organized in the Russian Federation.
Ministry of Health, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Emergency Situations, Federal Security Service, Federal Antimonopoly Service and Rospotrebnadzor were instructed by the Government (RF Government Instruction No AD-P12-718) to provide suggestions “on nomenclature of medicinal drugs to be manufactured within full technological cycle in the territory of the Russian Federation to ensure national security”.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs offered to consider as priority pharma products drugs included into the Essential and Vital Drugs List. Rospotrebnadzor recommends to include immunobiological drugs required to support the National Vaccination Calendar and Epidemiological Vaccination Calendar, into the list of nationally significant drugs. Similar suggestions have been made by the Federal Antimonopoly Service. The Ministry of Industry and Trade is prepared to analyze economic viability of drug manufacture and manufacture of their substance as the list of such drugs is received from the Ministry of Healthcare. The Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation and State Corporation Rostech have prepared and presented for discussion detailed lists of drugs, where full production is required to ensure national safety.
The opinion of the Ministry of Health coincides with the foregoing notes. The agency considers that full cycle production should be applicable for the list of EVD and immunobiological drugs required for the National Vaccination Calendar and Epidemiological Vaccination Calendar.