05.11.2013

Meeting with representatives of the pharmaceutical industry to analyse our local scenario

The Head of the Department of Planning and Policy, Ms. Ruth Ladenheim, and the Under Secretary of Studies and Prospective, Mr. Robbio, received top executives from the main national pharmaceutical laboratories to analyse the feasibility of producing active ingredients at local level.

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Meeting with representatives of the pharmaceutical industry to analyse our local scenario

Ms. Ruth Ladenheim received representatives of pharmaceutical laboratories under the Argentine Chamber of Pharmaceutical Producers (CAPDROFAR) and business people from the pharmaceutical industry.

This morning, the secretary of the Department of Planning and Policy of this Ministry of Science, Technology, and Productive Innovation, Ms.  Ruth Ladenheim received representatives from pharmaceutical laboratories under the Chamber of Pharmaceutical Producers (CAPDROFAR) and business people from the pharmaceutical industry, for the purpose of making a survey of the needs of the Argentine pharmaceutical-chemical sector. Together with the Under Secretariat, Ms. Ladenheim, was the Under Secretary of Studies and Prospective, Mr. Robbio, who requested the attendants to provide data which may be used to prepare a feasibility study in order to achieve the import substitution for some drugs.

In that respect, Ms. Ladenheim expressed: “From this Ministry, we have a set of funding instruments and we are taking some actions to create an ecosystem to carry out the production and export of both bio-similar products and pharmaceutical-chemical products."

The Secretary of Policies, Regulations, and Institutes from the Ministry of Health, Mr. Gabriel Yedlin; and the National Director of the National Administration of Drugs, Food, and Medical Technology (ANMAT), Mr. Carlos Chiale. At the end of this meeting, the attendants agreed to send a report about the components that are currently being substituted in our country, so that progress can be made in connection with such feasibility study and to continue developing actions to strengthen our national production.

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