Azerbaijan and Argentina discussed cooperation in field of pharmaceutical industry

The Ministry of Health met with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Argentina in Azerbaijan Marianheles Belushi. The press service of the department reported that the meeting was an introductory character.

Having greeted the guests, the Minister of Health Teymur Musaev congratulated Marianheles Belushi on the appointment of Argentina Ambassador in our country, emphasized the importance of high -level officials carried out between the two countries of mutual visits for the development of relations.

Pointing to successful cooperation in many areas, including health and medical science, Teimur Musaev noted that there is great potential for the exchange of experience between national public health institutions. According to him, Azerbaijani -Argentine cooperation in the field of health and public healthcare is carried out at the international level – in the framework of cooperation of healthy healthcare ministers of the World Health Organization and Non -Education. So, to support the fight against coronavirus as part of the chairmanship of Azerbaijan in the movement of non -settlement in 2021, Argentina, through WHO, was provided with humanitarian aid of 300 thousand US dollars.

In his speech, the minister emphasized that the digitalization of the healthcare system is one of the main priorities of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Health: “The Argentinean digital health model is a leading in South America. Studying Argentina’s experience in this area can be useful for us.”

Having emphasized the successful interaction of the two countries in the field of the pharmaceutical industry, the minister said that 43 medicines from Argentina have currently been registered in Azerbaijan. Teimur Musaev expressed hope for the further successful development of cooperation.

In turn, Marianheles Belushi emphasized that Argentina pays special attention to relations with Azerbaijan. The ambassador also noted that to increase the efficiency of the healthcare system of our countries, there are all the necessary tools for interacting in the field of medical education.

During the conversation held in the spirit of constructive dialogue and understanding, the parties discussed the current state of Azerbaijani-Argentine cooperation in the field of healthcare and medical science, and the potential opportunities for its development. New prospects for the development and strengthening of cooperation in the field of the pharmaceutical industry were also discussed.