ALGIERS- The Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform and SANOFI laboratories have extended, Monday in Algiers, their partnership agreement on the management of chronic diseases, especially high blood pressure, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to the launch of a study on obesity among school children.
ALGIERS- The seasonal flu vaccine would be available at health centres and pharmacies as from 15 October, announced Sunday the Director of prevention at the Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform, Djamel Fourar.
ALGIERS- The government has approved two executive decrees on the conditions and modes of university qualification and the system of studies to obtain LMD (Licence-Master-Doctorate), said Saturday, in Algiers, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Tahar Hadjar.
ALGIERS- An agreement to develop pharmaceutical industry will be submitted next week to Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, said Saturday the head of the National Union of Pharmaceutical Operators (UNOP) Abdelouahed Kerrar.
ALGIERS-A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the fight against cancer has been inked by the Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform and "Johnson & Johnson" laboratories.
ALGIERS- Algeria and U.S. agreed on Tuesday in Algiers to create in Algeria a cluster on Biotechnology in Human Health Care, said a communiqué of the ministry. Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform Mokhtar Hasbellaoui has received a delegation of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).
ORAN- The public operator Algerie Telecom (AT) has just signed a partnership agreement with the Chinese operator ZTE for the development of the fiber optic network. The agreement aims at significantly improving Internet service in Algeria through the use of FTTx guaranteeing performance up to 100 megabytes.
ALGIERS-The National Union of Pharmaceutical Operators (UNOP) on Friday expressed support for the Government's action plan to increase domestic production of drugs, and said the achievement of this goal is dependent on a wide-ranging reform of the sector governance.
ANNABA- At least 19,500 kidney transplants have been carried out in 20 years nationwide, said Sunday Prof. Ahcene Atik on the sidelines of the 9th international seminar on nephrology in Annaba (600-km east of Algiers).
AIN TEMOUCHENT-Minister of Heath, Population and Hospitals Reform Mokhtar Hasbellaoui affirmed Thursday in Ain Temouchent that surgeries at public hospitals were free.