Moldova: veterinary antibiotics to be marketed only with medical prescription

The National Agency for Food Safety (ANSA) has announced hat the antibiotic preparations for the treatment of animals will be marketed only under veterinary prescription. The ANSA Order on restriction of the use of antimicrobial substances in animals for combating antimicrobial resistance entered into force on September 13. “Veterinary pharmacies will no longer sell veterinary…

Georgia: citizens to save $69 million thanks to import of Turkey-made medicines

Georgian Health Minister Zurab Azarashvili said calculations showed Georgian customers would save about GEL 200 million ($69 million) thanks to the Government initiatives of importing medicines from the Turkish market and implementing reference prices on the domestic market this year. In his comments to journalists following the weekly Government meeting, Azarashvili said the Government’s expectations…

Lithuania: monkeypox vaccines received

Some 1,400 monkeypox vaccine doses have been delivered to Lithuania, the Health Ministry said on August 24. “The National Public Health Centre will identify people to be vaccinated and refer them for vaccination,” Deputy Health Minister Ausra Bilotiene Motiejuniene told reporters, adding that over 17,000 infection cases had been recorded worldwide since May. People will…