APCRG was invited on the press-conference organized by the Minister of Health and management of consulting company Global Alliance for Health and Social Compact (GAHSC), with the status of pharmaceutcial industry expert organization. There were announced main principles of the pending modifiactions of the law of pharmaceutcial products in Georgia. Management of MoHLSA has expressed the wish to invite APCRG for the further discussion regarding the draft of the new law.
On April 23-24,2015 in Tbilisi (Hotel Radisson Blue Tbilisi) was conducted WHO/EFMA (WHO/European Forum of Medical Associations ) committee meeting. Event was organized and hosted by the Georgian Medical Association -GMA (Chairman of the Director Board of GMA: Professor Gia Lobjanidze ). Event was opened by Deputy Minister of MoHLSA Zaza Sophromadze
APCRG has sponsored organization of event and Executive Director of APCRG Irakli Margvelashvili made a presentation: „Ethical Aspects of the Pharmaceutical Market of Georgia Toward Patient Safety and Doctors Independence“
On April 8, General Meeting of APCRG members have elected members of APCRG Board. Following persons have been elected as Board members:
M.Giorgobiani (Sanofi- Aventis), M. Khetsuriani (Servier), G. Gvinephadze (GSK), M.Asatiani (ROCHE),G.Pirtskhalaishvili (Sandoz)
On the position of Board Chairman have been unanimously elected Mr. Grigori Pirtskhalaishvili (Sandoz)
On February 12, 2015 APCRG has organized panel session in Tbilisi studio and has joined Adam Smith Conference in Moscow via skyp connection live channel. In Tbilisi studio were invited following guests: David Kiladze (General Director of the distribution company GPC JSC), George Antadze (General Director of Georgian Manufacturing company GMP ), Zaza Chapichadze (Senior Expert from Pharmaceuticals Registration Division, MoHLSA of Georgia), Grigori Pirtskalaishvili (Expert from Pharmaceutical Industry). Moderator of session was Irakli Margvelashvili (Executive Director, APCRG). Session was organized by APCRG following the request received form Adam Smith Institute representatives who has expressed Adam Smith Conference high interest to the pharmaceutical market and pharmaceutical industry development in Georgia. Full video of panel session can be found on youtube channel on the following link
Here you can find document " AUDIT OF STATE REGULATION EFECTIVENESS FOR DRUGS AND PHARMACEUTICAL ACTIVITY IN GEORGIA" released by State Audit Office of Georgia
Company Pharmagate Ltd., (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) Representative office in Georgia has joined APCRG.
Investor.ge is the leading English-language analytical business magazine in Georgia. It is a respected source for in depth case studies, policy analysis, CEO interviews and expert sector reports for Georgian and expatriate CEOs, investors, policy makers and project managers. In Issue 5, 2014 ( October-November), magazine has published interview with APCRG Executive Director Irakli Margvelashvili. Name of the article is ":New Prescription Rules Will Usher in Higher Standards for Medicine". Full article can be read on the following link