Vietnam to develop pharmaceutical industry

A conference on Strategies to develop the Vietnamese pharmaceutical industry, vision to 2035 was held by the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission, the Ministry of Health, and Australian embassy in Hanoi, Tuesday.

Attendees agreed that the Vietnamese pharmaceutical industry is still facing difficulties and challenges, particularly budget issue and reliance on imported medicines.

A detailed report on the Vietnamese pharmaceutical industry has assessed the mechanisms and policies, and called for investment environment improvements, quality monitoring, and a crackdown on counterfeit medicines.

Source: VOV5