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Mongolia|health|June 10, 2024 / 08:53 AM
Mongolia to pay for medications for hepatitis D patients

AKIPRESS.COM - The Cabinet of Ministers of Mongolia decided to allocate funds from state budget to buy medications for patients with hepatitis D at the regular session on June 6, Montsame reports.

Minister of Health Chinzorig Sodnom and Minister of Finance Javkhlan Bold were tasked with providing the necessary funds from the budget package approved in 2024 and to begin including the expenses in the budget starting from 2025.

Around the world, more than 5% of hepatitis B patients develop hepatitis D, a "satellite" virus that accompanies hepatitis B. However, this number is 36.5% in Mongolia, the highest in the world.

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