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Meeting with officials of MPMDMA: MoH UM met with the responsible persons of MPMDMA

24 May 2024
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2024-05-24 19:54

Union Minister for Health Prof. Dr. Thet Khaing Win met with the responsible persons from Myanmar Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturer Association (MPMDMA) at the Ministry’s meeting hall in Nay Pyi Taw in the afternoon on 23rd of May.

At the meeting, Union Minister for Health said that the Ministry is paying special intension not to have the shortage of necessary basic medicines and medical devices at the General Hospitals, Regions/States/Township People’s Hospitals, station hospitals, rural health centers and sub-rural health centers. In distribution of medicines and medical devices for the hospitals, the stock piling is carried not to have the shortage of medications. The Government is prioritizing the imports of pharmaceutical raw materials for the development of domestic pharmaceutical production. The pharmaceutical factories are urged to prioritize in the manufacturing of basic necessary medicines, antibiotic medicines, vitamins and medicines of common usage to be domestic sufficiency. The data on the requirements of medicines in the hospitals and centers under the Ministry of Health will be share with the domestic pharmaceutical factories and all are urged to collaborate for the stability of price in the pharmaceutical market.

Next, the responsible persons from the Myanmar Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturer Association clarified the status of pharmaceutical production and collaboration to be made for the stability of price in the pharmaceutical market, prioritization of domestic pharmaceutical productions for the quality improvement and technical sharing and the Union Minister discussed the price of medicines can be reduced and creation of domestic job opportunity as the pharmaceutical raw materials are imported and the medicines are produced domestically. 

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