ALGIERS-Algeria is a "major" African player in the pharmaceutical field, President of the African Pharmacists Inter Association (IOPA) Dr Kounde Kpeto affirmed Monday in Algiers, referring to an "impressive" national industry covering more than 60% of domestic needs.
ALGIERS- Minister of Health, Population and Health Reform Abdelmalek Boudiaf called Monday, in Algiers, for the implementation of an African Agency for medicines in charge of strengthening national capacities in the field of the control of pharmaceutical products.
ALGIERS- The 18th International Pharmaceutical Forum opened Sunday evening in Algiers in the presence of at least 3,000 participants representing 32 nations from Africa and other parts of the world.
ALGIERS- Several agreements have been signed on Thursday between Algiers Water Distribution and Treatment Company (SEAAL) and Start-up "Aquasafe." Other agreements were signed with start-ups activating in ICT in a bid to turn Algiers into a smart city.
ALGIERS- The creation of a directory of partners of the World Health Organization (WHO) involved in the promotion of health in Algeria was announced Thursday, for the improvement of the care provided and the achievement of the sustainable development goals set by the United Nations for the 2016-2030 period, particularly in its health component.
 ALGIERS-Minister of Health, the Population and Hospital Reform Abdelmalek Boudiaf discussed with Cuba's ambassador to Algiers Raul Barzaga Navas the means to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the field of health, said the ministry in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- Algeria will celebrate, Wednesday, the 2017 International Hand Hygiene Day under the slogan “Hand Hygiene: a simple gesture, an effective gesture, a gesture that saves,” said Tuesday, the ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform.
ALGIERS – The Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform has launched the training of medical teams specializing in the "hospitalization at home," minister Abdelmalek Boudiaf announced Monday in Algiers.
ALGIERS- The 18th session of the International Pharmaceutical Forum will be held from 14 to 16 May 2017, in the presence of more than 3,000 professionals of the sectors of health and pharmaceutical industry, representing several countries of the African continent and elsewhere, announced the National Council of the Association of Pharmacists (SNOP), co-organizer of the event.
ALGIERS-A bill on scientific research and technological development aiming to boost innovation "is being drafted," announced Monday Director general of scientific research and technological development at the Ministry of Higher education and scientific research Abdelhafid Aourag, who said that 25% of research facilities in Algeria would be dissolved to promote excellency.