NEWS ITEM: After parents of children who suffer from cancer raised concerns over the failure of the Ukrainian Health Ministry to provide medicine, the ministry bought the needed remedies from a number of private companies. One of them was Farmstandart-Biolik, 20 percent-owned by Olexandr Bogatyrov, the son of Health Minister Raisa Bogatyrova. According to Nashi Groshi, a website that monitors public spending, the company of Bogatyrova’s son has received tenders for Hr 28.73 million since his mother took the health job earlier this year. The sum is approaching the amount of state contracts that the company received all of last year.
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