Ashgabat hosted a meeting of Belarus Deputy Minister of Healthcare Natalia Zhukova with Minister of Healthcare and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan Nurmuhammed Amannepesov.
The parties discussed the prospects for the development of cooperation in the field of healthcare, as well as in the medical and pharmaceutical industries.
The most important direction is the purchase of high-quality Belarusian medicines at affordable prices and supplies of natural raw materials from Turkmenistan for pharmaceutical companies in Belarus.
The parties also paid attention to cooperation in the prevention of non-communicable diseases and the organization of joint medical practice based on specialized scientific and practical medical centers of the two countries.
They expressed interest in organizing mutual supply of herbal raw materials, other natural and synthetic components for the production of medicines, as well as finished medical products.
In February the issue of creating a joint venture by “Turkmendermansenagat” enterprise under the Turkmen Ministry of Healthcare and Medical Industry and “Belaseptika” was discussed. (Trend/Business World Magazine)