The Egyptian Medicines Authority: We are studying the possibility of issuing special laws and regulations, “a charter to regulate the promotional practices of the sector.”
Medicines in Egypt” through a working group that will be formed with the participation of the concerned parties
Dr.. Yousry Nawar: Egypt has witnessed a boom in attracting foreign investments in the field of health and medicine. And that the availability of a charter
An Egyptian increases the regulation of the Egyptian health care and medicine sector
- Hadi Zuhdi: The Egypt Medical Conference is an opportunity to come up with recommendations that serve the Egyptian patient, which is the main goal of the medical sector
Dr.. Ahmed Safwat Hegazy: We commend the efforts of the Egyptian Medicines Authority in reviewing, approving and misrepresenting the materials Advertising for all pharmaceutical companies operating in Egypt
The Compliance and Ethics session for the Pharmaceutical Trade and Industry at the Egypt Medical Forum witnessed many discussions about
Transparency and how to legislate advertising methods in the Egyptian drug market for all operating companies, and combat corruption in the field
Pharmaceutical trade, and the session also dealt with the most important global laws and rules used in regulating the way of work and methods
The propaganda used by the companies, in addition to the efforts of the Egyptian Medicines Authority to monitor and control
Practices subject to the authority in the drug market in Egypt.
He welcomed the representatives of pharmaceutical companies, who included
General Manager – Pfizer Egypt for Pharmaceutical and Biological Products in Egypt and President of the Egyptian Association for Research and Drug development and manufacture and head of the drug committee in the American Chamber and a. Hadi Zuhdi, Director of Compliance and Ethics Sanofi for Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and d. Ahmed Safwat Hegazy, Director of Ethics and Compliance, Takeda Ukraine
, the Commonwealth of Independent States; Which came out with recommendations during the session to legislate a unified Egyptian charter for the drug market, the matter Which contributes to organizing the way of work within the drug market and the means of advertising, which are first and foremost in the interest of The Egyptian patient.
Dr. Rasha Ziada, assistant head of the Egyptian Medicines Authority, said that the authority is working in full swing in order to monitor The drug market and the fight against misleading medical products, and the coming period will witness a set of positive steps And strong serving the market.
Announced Dr. Rasha during the Pharmaceutical Trade and Industry Ethics session at the Egypt Medical Conference, about the start of forming a working group Within the authority during the coming period, it includes all concerned parties that are researching and working on the possibility of making an Egyptian charter available The activities of the pharmaceutical sector and the companies dealing in it, in response to the recommendations of the conference.
Dr. Yousry added during the session on the ethics of the pharmaceutical industry and trade in Egypt, that Egypt has a clear strategy and vision
About attracting foreign investments in the field of health care and the pharmaceutical industry, which we seek to achieve by 2030, and we also
We have all the ingredients that help us achieve this strategy.
For his part, Mr. Hadi Zuhdi said that the holding of the Egypt Medical Conference is a great opportunity to come up with recommendations that are reflected and It serves the Egyptian patient, noting the importance of having an Egyptian charter that helps regulate the work of international pharmaceutical companies and local
Zuhdi pointed out that international companies are subject to many strict anti-corruption laws, such as American law and British law To combat corruption, it applies to all companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and therefore it is applied to most companies global medicine; He also praised the efforts of the Egyptian Medicines Authority in organizing work in the drug market, and we are proud that we have this authority
In our homeland, it encourages and helps to increase the localization of the pharmaceutical industry, and to attract foreign investments to this industry
Dr. said. Ahmed Safwat Hegazy, that the Egyptian Medicines Authority plays an important and prominent role in the drug market and is doing a lot of work Efforts to organize the work of the market, especially efforts to review and inspect advertising and educational materials, as well as Working on new decisions to organize advertising, educational and awareness materials through websites and electronic platforms To counter advertisements for medical and cosmetic products
Finally, Safwat stressed that Egypt’s efforts to advance the health system are very clear at the regional level, which is in line with
With global guidelines