MOSCOW, November 1, 2011 The Association of International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (AIPM) actively participates in the work of “The Council of Europe Convention on Counterfeiting of Medical Products and Similar Crimes Involving Threats to Public Health (Medicrime Convention)”, High Level International Conference held in Moscow on October 26 - 28, 2011.
May 17, 2011, Saint-Petersburg. Association of International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (AIPM) believes that the introduction of the proposed wording of the Article 69 of the Federal law draft “On bases of health protection of citizens of the Russian Federation” can cause serious damage to Russian healthcare. This opinion was expressed during the Russian Pharmaceutical Forum of Adam Smith Institute.
The results of AIPM research show an insufficient level of diagnosis and low awareness of their personal health.
The Association of International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (AIPM) supported by the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) conducted a survey entitled Population Attitude to Personal Health: Perception of Health, Understanding of Risk Factors, Morbidity and Mortality in Russia. The findings will be presented on the eve of the WHO Global Forum: Addressing the Challenge of Non-communicable Diseases (NCD) and the First Global Ministerial Conference on Healthy Lifestyles and Non-communicable Disease Control, which will be held in Moscow on April 27, 28 and 29, 2011, under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Russian Federation.
Eisai, Galderma, Macleods and Takeda were admitted to membership in the Association of International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (AIPM) at a General Meeting of Members of the Association.
Novartis AG is planning to build a 2-billion-units plant in the territory of a pharmaceutical cluster in Saint-Petersburg. The level of investment will make up 500 billion dollars within the next 5 years.
The National drug policy forum has been held in Moscow on December 10. Tatiana Golikova, Minister of Healthcare and Social Development, has presented the main legislation initiatives carried out in this field: the Public health protection law, the Biomedical technologies law, the Compulsory medical organizations' responsibility law. Mrs Golikova has also told about the Compulsory medical insurance law and the Regional health care programs which would cost about 460 billion dollars to the government.
According to the reports of press service of Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development the Register of Maximum Manufacture’s Selling Price for medicine, included into Essential Drug List is published on November 15.
Ministry of economic development of Russia has elaborated a socio-economic development forecast for Russian Federation in 2011 and also for 2012-2013 planned periods. The forecast includes the results of socio-economic development of Russian Federation from January to July 2010 and also information provided by executive bodies and Bank of Russia.
Information about actual limit pricing fixed by Russian and foreign pharmaceutical manufacturers is collected with the view of recalculation. All data received is published in Russian Health Inspectorate web-site (http://www.rznd.ru). Price without shipping and handling charges is published with no VAT metering. Information about the quantity of packs; manufacturing date; serial number and conformance certificate registration date is also included.
The Russian government has established the import rules for drugs intended for medical use, with the exception of drugs intended for human and emergency aiding. The rules do not apply to narcotics, psychotropic agents and their precursors
The Russian government has approved the Federal target program conception entitled "The Russian pharmaceutical and medical industry development for a period till 2020 and further perspective" on the 1st October 2010.
As a member of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA), AIPM takes part in the 60th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe, taking place in Moscow, from 13 to 15 September.
The Association of International Pharmaceutical Manufactures (AIPM) will actively participate in the XIV St.-Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 17-19, 2010, which for the first time will hold a session entitled “The Russian Pharmaceutical Sector – Investments for Innovative Development”.
On 16th of May the AIPM Tournament devoted to its 15th anniversary took place in sport complex Luzshniki. The victory in tournament got the team of Boiron, the 2nd place won the team of Nycomed and the 3rd place won the team of AIPM. The Sanofi-Aventis won the 4th place of honor. More details about the tournament and its best players please read on our site on Monday 18 of May.