Prime Minister Vlad Filat today participated in a ceremony of donating a consignment of medication to the Chisinau-based Oncology Institute, the government’s press service has said.

The consignment worth 7.099 million lei contains seven types of hormonal preparations and was given by the commercial society Balkan Pharmaceutical Ltd.

Health Minister Vladimir Hotineanu thanked the company for the donation. He specified that the medication will be given free of charge to treat patients of the Oncology Institute and the ones treated in other hospitals.

“The oncology pathology is one of the most spread in Moldova and the treatment is costly. On this ground, the offered medicines are very necessary and welcome,” the health minister said.

A manager of Balkan Pharmaceutical Ltd, Silviu Chiru, said that, by this donation, the company wants to help people ill with oncology diseases in Moldova. He voiced confidence that the medication will contribute to an efficient treatment of the patients.

Prime Minister Vlad Filat thanked for the donation. He stressed that, by this action, the company gives hope to people at risk.

“Moldova goes through a difficult period, and unfortunately, with poor budgetary possibilities. Therefore, such a gesture is not only welcome, but also helpful,” Vlad Filat stressed.

The prime minister thanked the doctors of the Oncology Institute for their efforts, as well as for their attitude.

“You give hope to Moldova’s residents by your work and we are grateful to you for this,” the prime minister said.

Vlad Filat said that he wants to visit the Oncology Institute very soon again, so as to discuss details about the healthcare system, current problems and actions due to be implemented.

Story from Moldpres. md

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