Azel Pharmaceutical Factory yesterday marked its 10th anniversary at Asmara Palace Hotel.
Asmara, 3 July 2013 – Azel Pharmaceutical Factory yesterday marked its 10th anniversary at Asmara Palace Hotel.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister of Health, Ms. Amna Nur-Hussein, pointed out that the factory has been the main source of drug supply at national level, and that this attests to the Government’s commitment as regards ensuring safe, standardized and sustainable supply of medicines. She further indicated that the factory’s long-term objective aims at exporting drugs to neighboring countries, and that postgraduate studies have been launched with a view to meeting the goal, while remarkable accomplishments have been made in collaboration with potential stakeholders.
Mr. Misgina Tekleab, the factory’s manager, gave briefings regarding the functionality of the establishment vis-à-vis its role in satisfying domestic drug demand and other related factors.
Moreover, a number of research papers were presented on the occasion.
Azel Pharmaceutical Factory was established in June 2003 in line with a joint business venture between the Eritrean government and a Jordanian pharmaceutical institution.