Meeting with National Statistics Office of Georgia

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


APCRG - public presentation event, Tbilisi Event Hall, March 16


APCRG has become member of IFPMA (International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations)

The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations is the global non-profit NGO representing the research-based pharmaceutical, biotech and vaccine sectors. Its members comprise 27 leading international companies and 44 national and regional industry associations covering developed and developing countries. More information can be found on web site www.ifpma.org


Merger of companies Merck and Schering Plough

Merger of companies Merck and Schering Plough is completed. The title of the new company outside the USA will be MSD and in USA it will be Merck.


New member of APCRG -Schering-Plough Central EAST AG

The representative office in Georgia of Company Schering-Plough Central EAST AG was accepted as a new member od APCRG


APCRG participation in IV international Forum conducted by International Project

Forum took place in Minsk, Belarus, on April 2-3,2009. The name of the Forum was :"Post Soviet Union Countries Pharmaceutical Markets -Similar Problems, Similar Solutions". APCRG was represented by the Chairmen of the Executive Board, Mr.Zurab Natroshvili.


Company IPSEN donation for persons affected by the August 2008 tragic events in Georgia

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.


Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons

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.


Donation from company Pfizer

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.


Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons

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.