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11 items have been added to the list.

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Order of December 7, 2020 No. 3242-r

From 2021, 11 new items will be added to the list of health food products for disabled children. The order was signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

These foods are essential for children with orphan (rare) diseases. These are mainly specialized liquid and dry mixtures, including for probe use. They are purchased at the expense of the federal budget, and then issued free of charge on the prescription of the attending physician. Their list is formed every year by a special commission of the Ministry of Health with the participation of the chief freelance specialist in medical genetics. Then the document is approved by the Government.

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From the opening remarks by Mikhail Mishustin at the meeting of the Coordination Council for the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection, December 15, 2020

Starting from the new year, the list will expand to 86 items. In particular, it will include nutritional therapy for children with acidemia and leucinosis (maple syrup disease). In addition, the list of products for patients with cystic fibrosis will significantly increase.

Among the new positions are mixtures of Milupa MSUD, Milupa OS, Nutrien Standard, Nutrien Diabet.

The decision was announced on December 15 at meeting of the Presidium of the Coordination Council under the Government.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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