Cooperation in combating illicit drug trafficking
Tashkent hosted an international conference on “Fighting against trafficking of counterfeit and illegal medicines”, with the assistance of the pharmaceutical company Sanofi (France).
The event was organized by the Agency for Development of Pharmaceutical Industry under the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan. It was attended by representatives of government agencies, international organizations, large companies operating in the pharmaceutical market of the country.
The need was noted for improving the pharmaceutical market, establishing cooperation between the state, manufacturers, physicians, international organizations and consumers. Opinions were expressed on the fact that special attention should be paid to combating production and distribution of counterfeit drugs, warning citizens of this danger.
Following the conference, a resolution was adopted on cooperation of state bodies, international organizations and private companies in the fight against counterfeit and illegal drugs in Uzbekistan.
Mokhigul Kosimova, UzA