“A request to put under personal control, first of all, the possibility of providing medicines to our regions using the very information system that you spoke about in such detail,” RIA Novosti quoted Mishustin as saying.

He also instructed to control the compliance of drugs with safety and quality requirements.

Earlier, Mishustin said that retail prices for essential goods and medicines should be constantly monitored in the Russian regions.

Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko said that the situation with drug prices in Russia is quite stable.