Proving that the disease can be defeated, they attract the attention of the state, which takes further funding for & nbsp; itself. Elena Topoleva-Soldunova, Chairperson of the Commission for & nbsp; Development of the Non-Profit Sector and & nbsp; Support of Social-Oriented Non-Profit Organizations of OP & nbsp; RF : & mdash; Unfortunately, prices for & nbsp; medicines for children with & nbsp; serious illnesses sometimes reach & nbsp; millions of dollars. Because of such an insane cost of drugs, the state, even in the & nbsp; most economically developed countries, is not & nbsp; able to cover all demand. In the & nbsp; USSR, I remember, no one arranged such fees, although there were no less sick children. But & nbsp; there is still a chance to help. The second & nbsp; & mdash; yes, humanity is developing, new drugs are being created. Of course, parents are ready to cling to even & nbsp; a tiny hope, but & nbsp; the state cannot afford to take such financial risks, because it controls the money of all citizens. For example, they fund research into new treatments for previously incurable diseases. Yes, today the & nbsp; state has funds like the Circle of Kindness, where the Prime Minister Mishustin recently ordered to allocate an additional 22 & nbsp; billion rubles. 51. But & nbsp; do they have time to & nbsp; do they help everyone? However, many of & nbsp; are experimental, with & nbsp; unproven efficacy and & nbsp; unknown side effects. Charitable foundations have a lot of & nbsp; other jobs. Therefore, it purchases only drugs approved and & nbsp; passed through the checks of many authorities, in & nbsp; including international ones. Opinion of the author may not match the editorial position Истoчник aif.ru In & nbsp; Russia, for example, it happened with a heart defect. In & nbsp; that & nbsp; the same fund “ Circle of Good '' the budget money received for & nbsp; due to an increase of & nbsp; 2% income tax for those whose income exceeds 5 & nbsp; million in & nbsp; year. Previously, only benefactors helped to treat him, and & nbsp; now & nbsp; & mdash; for the & nbsp; state account. Weekly “Arguments and Facts” No. This is the first thing. How much does it cost to celebrate the New Year? So & nbsp; turns out a system in which benefactors act in conjunction with the & nbsp; state, compensating for each other's shortcomings. 22/12/2021 In the & nbsp; media, on the internet & nbsp; & mdash; everywhere there are collections of money for & nbsp; assistance to children suffering from serious illnesses. Which, however, does not & nbsp; prevent the state from helping them & nbsp; money. Another thing & nbsp; & mdash; charitable foundations. Here the donors understand that their & nbsp; money spent on & nbsp; expensive medicine can & nbsp; ultimately not save the child's life.