Official Source of the
Prime Minister of the
Republic of Kazakhstan
Close button

Domestic enterprises daily produce 900 thousand masks — Beibut Atamkulov

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 10:27:05

At a government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Beibut Atamkulov reported on the provision of the population with medicines and medical products.

As Atamkulov noted, according to the results of 9 months of this year, the volume of production in the pharmaceutical industry increased by 39.8%.

“The growth is ensured by increasing the supply of medicines and medical devices within the guaranteed volume of free medical care through the single distributor SK-Pharmacy,” the minister said.

In the pharmaceutical industry of the country, the production of medicines and medical devices is carried out by 96 enterprises.

Domestic producers have concluded 88 long-term contracts for 5,042 items of medicines and medical devices.

Domestic enterprises produce 900 thousand masks every day. There are 18 million masks in stock. At the same time, the production capacities of the enterprises allow the production of up to 1.2 million medical masks per day.

330 thousand pairs of gloves are produced daily. There are over 7 million pairs in our warehouses. In November 2020, the capacity will be increased to 530 thousand pairs per day.

Six domestic companies today produce 504 thousand protective suits per month. By the end of the year, the capacity will be increased to 1 million.

"In the event of the second wave of the pandemic, the pharmaceutical industry enterprises are ready to provide the required amount of medicines," said Atamkulov.

The republican demand for ventilators is 1,500 stationary ventilators.

To date, domestic enterprises have produced and delivered all 1,500 (100%) of ventilators for 297 hospitals in 17 regions of Kazakhstan.

The factories of Kazakhstan produced 376 ambulances, of which 220 were delivered to the regions of the country. To date, the remaining 156 units are being delivered. In general, within the framework of this program, 1,167 ambulance vehicles will be delivered by Nov. 5.

To date, 63 mobile medical complexes have been manufactured. Today, 45 medical complexes have already been shipped, of which 25 units have arrived in the regions and the transfer process is underway. The remaining 18 complexes will be shipped tomorrow. 37 are in production and will be shipped by Oct. 23, 2020.

Local executive bodies have signed contracts with Aktyubrentgen JSC for the production of 49 units of X-ray machines. The first 12 devices were delivered to Aktobe on Oct. 9. The shipment of the remaining 37 devices will be completed by Oct. 30,2020.

Akim of Almaty Region Amandyk Batalov, in turn, said that 13 billion tenge was allocated from the local budget to fight the pandemic, including 8.1 billion tenge for preparation for the second wave.

Regional medical institutions have a three-month supply of personal protective equipment and a two-month supply of medicines.

“In accordance with your instruction, 800 million tenge was additionally allocated and the stabilization fund amounted to 1.3 billion tenge. An agreement was concluded for the purchase of 30 medicines for 500 million tenge with a single distributor, INKAR LLP. Also, through SK-Pharmacy, an application for 33 medicines was formed for pharmacies and 1 million masks were supplied,” Batalov informed.

Antiviral drugs worth 92 million tenge were purchased for socially vulnerable groups of the population at the expense of the local budget.

The monitoring of the availability and prices of medicines and medical products in 1,202 pharmacies of the region is underway. Today there is no shortage of medicines.

The production of personal protective equipment has been established in the region. The largest enterprises in the industry are Dolche LLP, JV Abdi Ibrahim Global Pharm, Keloon-Kazfarm.

In total, more than 250 thousand masks are produced per day.

Measures have been taken to strengthen the material and technical equipment of medical institutions. Three computer tomographs, 18 X-ray machines, 150 ventilators were purchased.

180 ambulances and 12 mobile medical complexes were purchased.

Oxygen stations are provided to 13 hospitals in the region. In addition, 1,070 oxygen concentrators were purchased.

On Oct. 5, a new infectious diseases hospital with 200 beds was put into operation.

“In general, the epidemiological situation in the region is stable. Over the past week, the rate of increase in cases of coronavirus was 0.1%, in the last day 4 cases were registered. The work to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection is under control,” Batalov said.

News feed
24 November 2020, 12:11
Two billion trees in forests and 15 million trees in settlements to be planted in Kazakhstan — Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources
24 November 2020, 11:47
Tugzhanov gets acquainted with construction of plant for production of domestic vaccine against COVID-19
24 November 2020, 11:36
Over the past 5 years, 1,334 km of main gas pipelines and more than 20 thousand km of distribution networks built in Kazakhstan
24 November 2020, 10:01
Askar Mamin: Improving the country’s environmental state is priority task of Government
24 November 2020, 09:39
Government considers issues of gas supply to settlements
23 November 2020, 23:16
Production of electric vehicles, new plant and access to export markets — development of Kazakhstan's mechanical engineering in a new reality
23 November 2020, 19:27
Prime Minister Askar Mamin chairs meeting of Interdepartmental Commission on COVID-19
23 November 2020, 17:54
Government session to be held Nov. 24 in Ukimet Uyi
21 November 2020, 16:38
Meeting between prime ministers of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan took place in Turkistan
20 November 2020, 18:25
Askar Zhambakin appointed vice minister of digital development, innovation and aerospace industry
20 November 2020, 18:01
Innovative technologies, electronic documentation and cost reduction: On development of digitalization in healthcare
17 November 2020, 19:37
Interdepartmental Commission approves several decisions on preventing spread of COVID-19 following instructions of the Head of State
17 November 2020, 13:29
The buyer can check legality of goods using mobile application — Yerulan Zhamaubayev
17 November 2020, 13:03
Kazakhstan introduces mandatory labeling of a number of goods — Bakhyt Sultanov
17 November 2020, 11:34
Kazakhstan switches to digital employment centers and distance determination of disability — Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population
17 November 2020, 11:19
Provision of public services in online mode to be brought to 90% until late 2020 — Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry
17 November 2020, 10:02
Government considers issues of labeling and traceability of goods
17 November 2020, 09:48
In 2021, we must completely exclude paper certificates — Askar Mamin
16 November 2020, 15:33
Government session to be held Nov. 17 in Ukimet Uyi
14 November 2020, 12:56
Prime Minister Askar Mamin inspects progress of housing construction in the capital
13 November 2020, 10:43
Working trip to West Kazakhstan Region: Roman Sklyar inspects industrial facilities
12 November 2020, 12:33
Askar Mamin receives new director of Asian Development Bank in Kazakhstan Nariman Mannapbekov
10 November 2020, 18:51
Academic freedom, optimization and ranking — on development of Kazakhstan’s universities
10 November 2020, 11:25
Deposits in banking system at the end of September 2020 increased by 3.3% in a month — National Bank
10 November 2020, 11:17
Lending to economy of Kazakhstan increased by 3.5% compared to early 2020 — Ministry of National Economy
10 November 2020, 10:35
According to results of 10 months of 2020, real sector of Kazakhstan’s economy demonstrates positive growth dynamics
09 November 2020, 16:49
Transit and transport potential, investment growth and new jobs — on development of Mangystau region
09 November 2020, 16:42
Government session to be held Nov. 10 in Ukimet Uyi
09 November 2020, 15:42
Prime Minister Askar Mamin chairs meeting of Interdepartmental Commission on COVID-19
08 November 2020, 09:19
Prime Minister Askar Mamin instructs to stabilize COVID-19 situation in East Kazakhstan Region
07 November 2020, 15:11
Prime Minister Askar Mamin launches implementation of second stage of development of Aktau Saturday resort zone
07 November 2020, 09:59
Prime Minister Askar Mamin holds meeting on sanitary and epidemiological situation in Mangystau region
06 November 2020, 16:38
Prime Minister Askar Mamin holds telephone conversation with Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Japarov
06 November 2020, 16:38
Effective implementation of CIS Economic Development Strategy is crucial — Askar Mamin
05 November 2020, 17:03
Prime Minister Askar Mamin holds telephone conversation with Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Japarov
04 November 2020, 19:27
Interdepartmental Commission: From Nov. 9, 2020, restrictive measures to be introduced in Pavlodar region
04 November 2020, 14:24
Session of Eurasian Economic Commission: Issues of international cooperation and formation of common services market discussed
04 November 2020, 13:52
Establishing roadblocks and restricting operation of facilities — Interdepartmental Commission took measures in Akmola region
04 November 2020, 13:15
Askar Mamin discusses project of tire plant in Saran, Karaganda region, with TATNEFT General Director Nail Maganov
03 November 2020, 16:32
Roman Sklyar visits Uzbekistan: Agreements reached on implementation of joint projects
03 November 2020, 15:09
Solar power plant to be built in Turkistan — Kairbek Uskenbayev
03 November 2020, 11:30
Over 200 thousand fire safety violations identified in Kazakhstan — Ministry of Emergency Situations
03 November 2020, 10:04
About 400 billion tenge of investments attracted to main capital of Turkistan
03 November 2020, 09:58
We need effective emergency warning and response system — Askar Mamin
03 November 2020, 09:49
Kazakhstan will strengthen restrictive measures at state border
02 November 2020, 17:18
Positive dynamics in all indicators — on development of Akmola region
02 November 2020, 14:49
Government session to be held Nov. 3 in Ukimet Uyi
30 October 2020, 16:57
Askar Mamin's trip to Akmola region: Infrastructure, agro-industrial complex, industry and tourism
30 October 2020, 16:24
Yeraly Tugzhanov instructs to take restrictive measures in order to stabilize epidemiological situation in East Kazakhstan region
29 October 2020, 19:14
Yeraly Tugzhanov gets acquainted with readiness of Aktobe and West Kazakhstan regions for possible wave of coronavirus
© 2019 - 2020 Press service of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Developed by SoftDeCo.