In Washington DC, USA, on February 1-3 , took place Georgian-American Forum “Georgian Health Care 2020: Medea 2011”. APCRG was invited by the Georgian Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affair (MLHSA) as an of official delegation member. APCRG was represented by Executive Director Mr.Irakli Margvelashvili who made a presentation regarding the pharmaceutical market development in Georgia. Event was held under the patronage of First Lady of Georgia Mrs. Sandra Elisabeth Roelofs. The forum was attended by the Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affair and by other representatives of MHLSA, representatives of Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, deputy chair of Parliament of Georgia Mr. Gigi Tsereteli, Rector of TSMU, representatives of TSU, Head of Clinics, representatives of various international and non governmental organizations, representatives o private sector, Georgian physicians working in USA. The guest of honor on the opening session of forum was Minister of Health of USA Mrs. Kathleen Sebelius.
More details regarding forum can be found on web site: www.mdxp.com
he representative office in Georgia of French pharmaceutical company Fic Medical was accepted as a new member of APCRG. Company Fic Medical represents in Georgia the products of five French pharmaceutical companies ( BOUCHARA RECORDATI, ROSA PHYTOPHARMA, MAYOLY SPINDLER, NIGY, OMEGA PHARMA ) and since 2011will represent products of Italian pharmaceutical company RECORDATI.
In Washington DC, USA, on November 09-10 th, took place IFPMA next Assembly. There were presented more then 200 participants from national pharmaceutical Associations and international pharmaceutical companies from all over the world. There were representatives from WHO and other international organizations, representatives of
APCRG were presented by Executive Director Mr.Irakli Margvelashvili.
On Assemby have been discussed various important and global issues. Was elected new IFPMA President Mr. David Brennan
NGO PSI "Partnership for Social Initiative" has organized debate about topic "Costs for Drug in Georgia". Event took place in Tbilisi, hotel "Betsi" conference hall. Details regarding the PSI activity and more info about event on September 30 can be viewed at following links http://www.psidiscourse.ge/geo/ and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pf8g-4yfmDk
APCRG has signed Memorandum of Understanding with National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT) .Official ceremony took place in the office of Business Association of Georgia (BAG). Memorandum defines main principles of cooperation between APCRG and GEOSTAT and creates strong opportunity for both sides for the elaboration of qualitative and reliable statistical data.
APCRG has signed agreement with TSMU management regarding the sponsorship of events, dedicated to TSMU 80 years anniversary. Events will take place in Autumn 2010 in Tbilisi city.
In Bordeaux, France on June 09-10 th, took place IFPMA Heads of Associations and Council meeting. There were presented participants from national pharmaceutical Associations from more then 30 countries all over the world. Meeting was conducted by the IFPMA Director General Mr.Eduardo Pisani and IFPMA President Mr.Haruo Naito. Invited speaker was Director General of WIPO Mr. Francis Gurry. APCRG was presented by Executive Director Mr.Irakli Margvelashvili and Head of Board Mrs. Marina Giorgobiani.
Слева направо: генеральный директор IFPMA Mr.Eduardo Пизани, APCRG Глава Правления г-жа Марина Гиоргобиани, исполнительный директор APCRG Mr.Irakli Маргвелашвили, Президент IFPMA Mr.Haruo Naito
APCRG Executive Director Mr.Irakli Margvelashvili and WIPO Director General Mr. Francis Gurry
Executive Director of APCRG I.Margvelasvhili has participated on meeting, organized by Business Association of Georgia (BAG) between Advisor of Prime Minister G.Pertaia and heads of various Associations, representing different fields of business in Georgia. Were discussed the draft of the new tax code to be submitted to Georgian Parliament within one month period and ways and terms of participation of different Business Associations on modification of tax code draft
Executive Director of APCRG I.Margvelashvili has participated on meeting, organized by Business Association of Georgia (BAG) between the Executive Director of National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT) Mr. Zaza Chelidze and heads of various Associations, representing different fields of business in Georgia. Were discussed ways of improvement of statistical data elaborated by the GEOSTAT and preparation of new products, in order to make business environment more friendly and attractive. APCRG will continue cooperation with GEOSTAT. More information regarding GEOSTAT activity can be found on web site www.geostat.ge