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WHO: World must prepare for “possible pandemic”

The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, called on Monday the world to prepare for a “possible pandemic” of the new coronavirus, deeming “very worrying (…) the sudden increase” new cases in Italy, South Korea and Iran. “We need to focus on the containment, while …

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Prices of some drugs and vaccines will drop

The Ministry of Health has announced that the PSP (Public Sale Price) of certain medicines and vaccines will be lowered. This decision by Professor Khalid Ait Taleb concerns, in this case, the vaccines for hepatitis A and hepatitis B. The drop in PSP also relates to vaccines against influenza. As …

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End of quarantine for Moroccans repatriated from China

The 167 Moroccan nationals repatriated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, currently under medical observation at Sidi Saïd Hospital in Meknes, leaved the hospital on Saturday, February 22. A source from the Ministry of Health said that the decision to lift the medical observation was taken after making sure they …

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The prices of some drugs will drop

A concordant source from the Minister of Health said that the Minister has decided to lower the PSP (Public Sale Price) of certain drugs, both original and generic. Also, Khalid Aït Taleb, Minister of Health, he announced a measure fixing the PSP of a large number of drugs and/or revising …

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Coronavirus: 167 Moroccans repatriated

A special Royal Air Maroc flight carrying Moroccans from the Chinese city of Wuhan, quarantined by local authorities after the spread of the coronavirus, landed at midday Sunday at Benslimane airport, with on board 167 passengers, including 52 women. This repatriation operation is carried out in accordance with the instructions …

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Aspen Pharmacare to open factory in Morocco

The South African, Aspen Pharmacare, has just announced its intention to set up a factory in Morocco. Upstream, the company launched a recruitment campaign in Morocco. Its target: product managers promoting the Aspen-stamped medicines, which cover a wide range of therapeutic classes, from the treatment of asthma, to HIV, including …

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Cooper Pharma soon operational in Rwanda

Morocco’s first pharmaceutical factory, Cooper Pharma’s laboratory in Rwanda and East Africa, will be operational next July, announced Danny Mutembe, Cooper Pharma’s representative in Rwanda. This pharmaceutical factory, whose construction had started in 2017, is one of the 21 agreements that were signed between Morocco and Rwanda in October 2016 …

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