Only 10% of Medicines Used in Armenia is Locally Produced
10:49, June 15, 2013
At the Pharma Armenia 5th annual International Pharmaceutical
Competitiveness Conference, RA Minister of Health Derenik Doumanyan
said that, at maximum, only 10% of medicines used in Armenia is
`We, along with you, have serious work to do in terms of increasing
local pharmaceutical production and ensuring suitable conditions that
the sector is in need of,’ Doumanyan told the participants.
The June 14 conference was organized by the Medicine Producers and
Importers Union (MPIU) of Armenia with the support of the USAID-funded
Enterprise Development and Market Competitiveness (EDMC) Project and
the Industrial Development Fund of Armenia. The conference is also
supported by the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Economy, the
Scientific Centre of Drug and Medical Technology Expertise, the
Armenian Development Agency, and the State Medical University.
From: A. Papazian