Ukrainians do not trust doctors and often choose self-medication, advisor to the health minister of Ukraine Viktor Chumak told a round table on "Counterfeit and substandard medicines: the life of Ukrainians is in danger!", ForUm correspondent reports.

Advisor to the minister insisted that Ukraine needs to substantially increase the level of health care. "Doctors are not competent in writing prescriptions, the doctor does not enjoy the confidence of the patient. The level of self-medication is very high," he said indignantly.

According to expert, Ukraine lost the Soviet system of medicine and has not developed its own yet out. He noted that we can not predict how many years it will take for the Ukrainians to begin to trust doctors.

Chumak also noted that the Ukrainians suffer not from poor-quality drugs, but from their misuse. Medic said that the level of counterfeit medicines in Ukraine is very low - namely 0.06%. "People suffer not from drugs or poor-quality drugs, but because they take them wrongly," he says.


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