New draft law “On drugs” and sector strategy discussed at the 5th pharmaceutical meeting “Without ties”


On March 29-30th in “Park Resort Aghveran” hotel complex took place the 5th meeting “Without ties” of representatives of the pharmaceutical sphere.  This year more than 40 organizations, local producers, managers of Armenian representations of foreign pharmaceutical and importing companies, public officials and experts participated in the already traditional meeting.

The Minister of Health of the RA Derenik Dumanyan welcomed the participants at the inaugural session of the meeting.

On the first day, March 29th, legislative reforms in pharmaceutics, new draft law “On drugs”, as well as other legislative initiatives related to registration, import/export procedures and advertisement of drugs were discussed.

The new draft law “on Drugs” was also discussed. It aims to bring local pharmaceutical practices closer to European standards and improve the quality of Armenian drugs. It is expected that the new law will thereby promote competitiveness and market expansion for Armenian producers, locally as well as in global market.

The draft Marketing Ethical Code of RA (pharmaceutical sphere) was discussed too. It aims to regulate the market rules of the international medicine producing companies in the Armenian market, introduce new rules for advertisement policy and accept common rules of marketing ethics.

On March 30th, participants dwelled on issues related to customs and tax reforms and public support tools for the sector within the State assistance program 2014.

The works and steps scheduled within the Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology Sector Strategy 2012-2015 of the Export-Led Industrial Policy of the RA were discussed.

The schedule and procedures of the actions carried out by the companies for securing GMP standards were also discussed during the meeting. It will allow them to increase sales volumes and become more competitive in the global market.



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In April 2015 Medicine Producers and Importers Union of Armenia and “GXP” Centre of Excellence published the 10th issue of pharmaceutical scientific magazine “PHARMA”.

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