Memorandum of Cooperation signed between the Eurasian Academy of Good Practices, State Center for Expertise and Standardization of Medicines, Medical Devices and Medical Equipment (Uzbekistan), and Rusatom Healthcare JSC
A signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Eurasian Academy of Good Practices, the State Center for Expertise and Standardization of Medicines, Medical Devices and Medical Equipment under the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and Rusatom Healthcare JSC – the Rosatom’s healthcare expertise division, took place as part of the Uzbek-Russian Medical Forum in Samarkand. The ceremony was graced by the Ministers of Health of Uzbekistan and Russia, Amrillo Inoyatov and Mikhail Murashko respectively, as guests of honor.
Within the framework of the Memorandum, the parties agreed to develop long-term, effective and mutually beneficial cooperation on safety, effectiveness, and quality of medicines and pharmaceutical ingredients. In particular, the parties plan to jointly participate in scientific, practical and educational projects.
Vladislav Shestakov, Director of the State Institute of Drugs and Good Practices of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia, the Board President of the Eurasian Academy of Good Practices, noted the importance of sharing best practices. “Educational programmes have been implemented through the Academy, which might be in demand for training employees of the State Centre for Expertise and Standardization of Medicines, Medical Devices and Medical Equipment (Uzbekistan) and relevant institutions under Rosatom. It is also possible to develop exclusive advanced training courses tailored in accordance with the demands of our partners. And, of course, the Academy’s experts are ready to participate in joint projects on pharmaceutical engineering and good manufacturing practices,” Shestakov highlighted.
For his part, Mirzokhid Kodirov, Director of the State Centre for Expertise and Standardization of Medicines, Medical Devices and Medical Equipment of the Republic of Uzbekistan, emphasized the prospects for the development of the pharmaceutical market through partnership with reputable experts.
“Our priorities are the quality, safety and efficacy of medicines, medical devices, and medical equipment,” he said. “And we are highly interested in strengthening partnership with our Russian colleagues, as well as in ensuring drug safety and improving the quality of life of our citizens.”
Rusatom Healthcare is one of the leaders of breakthrough medical technologies today. “Rosatom approaches the issue of implementing healthcare tasks as comprehensively as possible. Our work in this area includes the isotope complex and the production of radiopharmaceuticals, the production of high-tech medical equipment, the processing of medical products and food by ionizing radiation, our own medical infrastructure facilities. It is one of the world leaders in the production of medical isotopes. We are glad to have the opportunity to develop innovative technologies of peaceful use of nuclear energy together with friendly states to increase the life expectancy and improve the quality of life for citizens of our states,” Igor Obrubov said.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, the partners expressed their hope for long-term cooperation.
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