French pharmaceutical company IPSEN have sent to company GPC 1000 packs of its product SMECTA as a donation for persons affected by August 2008 tragic events in Georgia. Donated Smecta will be stored in GPC pharmacy in Gori City and any visitor of pharmacy, holding the IDP ID, will be able to get 1 pack of Smecta for free.
With the donation received from company Pfizer, APCRG has purchased 163 units of electric heaters for Internally Displaced People who left their houses in Kodori Valley in August 2008 and found their temporarily shelter in Tbilisi city area. Heaters were handed over to Abkhazia Refugee Department and distribution was performed together with the representatives of a/m department.
The representative office of company Pfizer in Turkey has donated 5 000 USD to APCRG for the
assistance of Georgian population affected by tragic events in August . We express great appreciation to our colleagues from Pfizer for this act of charity.
Within the period of 19 August - 2 September, APCRG was providing assistance on daily basis to IDP-s from Gori region placed in Tbilisi school 128, in total 200 persons. We have supplied IDP-s with mattresses, medicines, food and hygienic items.The total value of assistance was equal to 3 300 Georgian Lari.
Board Director and Executive Director of APCRG have visited Tbilisi School 128 where are placed 172 person displaced from Gori region and affected by August tragic events in Georgia. Among them are 16 children and 8 elderly person.After the evaluation of situation APCRG has immediately provided them with mattresses, medicines, food and hygienic items for children.
In an effort to provide care for the wounded and for those who have had to leave their homes following recent events in Georgia the Tulip Association, which receives financial support and donations of medicines from the Sanofi Aventis Group Humanitarian Sposnsorship Department, has donataed emergency packages via French Humanitarian Action Delegation. A first donation of 12 crates was sent to Tbilisi today, containing 12 000 treatments that will be used this evening by French and Georgian medical teams.
APCRG has prepared the advertising video against the substitution of medicines in pharmacies. Video has official status of Social Advertising Video. The lenght of video is 30 second and TV advertising period will be: from 21 May - till 20 July, 2008. Advertising video will be presented on following TV channels: Rustavi2, Mze, Public Broadcasting Channel (I Channel).
Worwag Pharma company accepted as a member of the association.
Association takes part in the "PHARM UNION" - The Third International Workshop.
Russian Federation, Moscow, 27-28 March.
Association Executive Director I. MargvelaShvili foreign pharmaceutical companies and the Kazakh president of the Association F. Lokshini Moscow at the opening ceremony of the forum.
Magazine "pharmacist practitioner" published an interview with the executive director of the Association of