Venezuela to begin manufacturing of drugs with assistance from Cuba, Colombia,Portugal

Posted on December 21, 2011 • Filed under: Business, Colombia, Cuba, Latin America Health, Peru

Venezuela with the help of medicines manufactured Portugal, Colombia and Cuba. It is expected that between July and August 2012 to start out the first batches of antibiotics. In addition to antibiotics, manufactured generic drugs to treat heart disease, anemia, psoriasis and HIV as well as vaccines to immunize against several diseases. The Minister of Health of Venezuela, Eugenia Sader, announced today that development is already in the construction of three drug factories in the country with the support of Portugal, Colombia and Cuba, which will begin production in mid next year. “The first factory we do with the international agreement with Portugal, he bought the factory design and production support to the third batch (…) is a factory of penicillins and cephalosporins, two types of antibiotics that have a consumption very high in Venezuela, “Sader said. Read Article

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