In 2019 the Code of Ethics of the Association of Pharmaceutical Companies has been updated in accordance with the requirements of the Code of Ethics developed by IFPMA, the version of which can be found here.
Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, Ekaterine Tikaradze made a presentation covering the topic of the planned healthcare reforms - “It’s Time Only for Joint Right Moves”. Minister presented some planned healthcare reforms. The presentation was attended by APCRG executive director, Mr. Irakli Margvelashvili.
On April 19th, the seminar "The role of Pharmacists in the Global Pharmaceutical Market" was held at the University of Georgia with Head of associations of Pharmaceutical companies representatives in Georgia Mr. Irakli Margvelashvili and Head of Pharmacy Department, professor Elza Nikoleishvili.
Photo materials can be found here.
Inauguration ceremony of the Rector of San Diego University was held on April 10-14 in San Diego USA, which was attended by the head of the Board, Mr. Grigori Phirtskhalaishvili on behalf of the Association of Pharmaceutical Companies Representatives in Georgia.
On March 29th, General Meeting of APCRG members have elected members of APCRG Board.
Following persons have been elected as board members: M. Khetsuriani (Servier), M. Asatiani (Roche), M. Maisuradze (Astra Zeneca), G. Pirtskhalaishvili, Z. Charkviani (Gedeon Richter).
On the position of Board Chairman has been elected, Mr. Grigori Pirtskhalaishvili.
On February 28, 2019, the Association of Pharmaceutical Companies Representatives in Georgia, organized a Panel Session for the participants of the International Conference of Adam Smith, which was held in Moscow (Russian Federation). Just as it was carried out in previous years, through the invited technical specialists the office of the Association was expanded with the relevant technical hardware and online video session was made.
In Tbilisi studio were invited following guests: Grigori Pirtskhalaishvili (Pharmaceutical industry expert), Tako Kereselidze (Pharmagate Caucasus Representative office Director), Irakli Margvelashvili (Session moderator in Tbilisi, Executive Director, APCRG).
Photo materials can be found on the link.
In 2019 IFPMA (International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Assoctiations) adopted new Ethos https://www.ifpma.org/subtopics/ifpma-ethos/?parentid=264
Accordingly, Association of Pharmaceutical Companies Representatives in Georgia, fully shares the new values and principles that are given in IFPMA's new Ethos. Our Association undertakes to make the above amendments to the APCRG 's revised Code of Conduct.
On 4th of February, on the world Cancer day, high-level representatives of the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, City Hall of Tbilisi, Georgia Patients’ Union and the City Cancer Challenge Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining a two-year collaboration aimed at improving access to cancer care for the citizens of Tbilisi.
Following the main event, was held meeting between the representatives of the organization C/Can "City Cancer Challenge", Executive Director of APCRG - Mr. Irakli Margvelashvili and representatives of the Association member companies.
Photo materials can be found here.
From now on, Association of Pharmaceutical Companies Representatives in Georgia is a member of European Business Association.
More information about EBA can be found on their website.
Irakli Margvelashvili, Executive Director of the Association of Pharmaceutical Companies Representatives, attended the seminar on "Competition Dynamics and Pharmaceutical Sector" orginised by the Georgian Competition Agency. The above mentioned seminar was attended by Mr. Nodar Khaduri, the Chairman of the Competition Agency, representatives of the healthcare pharmaceutical sector, the Ministry of Health and representatives of different NGOs.