The Ministry of Health of Ukraine intends to establish the production of vaccines in the country, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov said during a press briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday.
“Ukraine needs its own production of vaccines. This is one of the tasks for me from the president regarding the security of our country, especially with COVID-19,” he said.
“Last week, I met with major Ukrainian pharmaceutical manufacturers – Farmak, Lekhim, Biolik. Scientists from the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Microbiology were also present. We have a clear understanding of what will become a strategy for starting vaccine production in Ukraine,” he added.