Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 27.05.2020 № 538 amends the regulatory framework governing the implementation of public procurement of medicines and medical devices with the involvement of specialized organizations that carry out procurement.
Note that the resolution came into force in connection with the publication in the newspaper "Governmental Courier" from 02.07.2020 № 123.
Therefore, the resolution of 22.07.2015 № 622 approves the Procedure for procurement of medicines, medical devices with the involvement of specialized organizations that will carry out procurement (hereinafter - the Procedure).
This Procedure defines the mechanism of procurement of medicines, medical devices with the involvement of specialized organizations that will procure at the expense of funds provided by the Ministry of Health in the state budget for the implementation of programs and implementation of centralized health measures.
The selection of specialized organizations that will procure goods and services will be carried out in accordance with certain criteria, namely:
- experience in health procurement and / or implementation of health programs and centralized activities;
- technical and professional ability to perform tasks related to the purchase of goods and services;
- the possibility of purchasing and supplying the required number of goods and services of appropriate quality with the appropriate shelf life and taking into account the requirements for packaging and / or the form or size of packaging of goods, etc.
In addition, within 14 working days from the date of selection of specialized organizations that will procure goods and services, the Ministry of Health submits for consideration and approval by the Government a list of specialized organizations that will procure goods and services in the relevant budget year.
The conclusion of procurement procedures by the Ministry of Health will be carried out after official written confirmation of such organizations on the possibility of fulfilling the order in accordance with the list of goods and services determined by the Government and after approval of the State Budget of Ukraine for the year.
It should be noted that the terms of the agreement on the procurement of goods and services should not differ from the content of the proposals submitted to the Ministry of Health for the selection of specialized organizations that will procure goods and services.
Also, specialized organizations that will procure goods and services must inform the Ministry of Health on a monthly basis about the results of procurement of goods and services in the form prescribed in the agreements on the procurement of goods and services.