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.
ASTANA- Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Tahar Hadjar underlined Monday in Astana (Kazakhstan), on the occasion of the 1st Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Science and Technology, the progress made by Algeria in terms of development of the scientific research, as well as the achievements carried out in some vital fields.
ALGIERS- Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform Mokhtar Hasbellaoui announced Monday, in Algiers, the project of a re-organization of the patients’ medical care plan.
ALGIERS- Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform Mokhtar Hasbellaoui insisted Monday in Algiers on opening new screening, follow-up and prevention units in schools and universities.
ALGIERS- Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Tahar Hadjar presented on Saturday in Kazakhstan capital, Astana, the Algerian proposals for stronger cooperation among the member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the field of the use of science and technology, said a ministry communiqué.
ALGIERS- The National Office of Meteorology (ONM) has obtained the certification of its quality management system issued by the certifying office SGS Algeria and SGS ICS France, said the Ministry of Public Works and Transport Monday in a communiqué.
 ALGIERS- Minister of Communication Djamel Kaouane said Wednesday the technological role of the TDA (TV Broadcasting Algeria) is "strategic" in the development and modernization of the communication sector.