Welcome Address of Nelly Ignatiyeva, Executive Director of the Russian Association of Pharmacy Chains
On behalf of the Russian Association of Pharmacy Chains I would like to welcome exhibitors and guests to the 23rd International specialized exhibition “Apteka-2016” and the Medical and Pharmaceutical Business Forum.
The Russian Association of Pharmacy Chains has brought together Russian pharmacies in more than 600 Russian cities for 14 years. These are the professional pharmaceutical organizations of different property forms, that provide high quality pharmaceutical services to the people of Russia.
In 2016 the Russian Association of Pharmacy Chains organizes a round table called “In focus of 2016” that covers the topical pharmacy industry issues: the expected legalization of drug sales in the internet, assertion of the right to sale drugs by pharmacies only, non-admission of drug sales in the food stores, professional standards and accreditation mechanisms for pharmaceutical staff, implementation of drug circulation monitoring systems and possible development ways of pharmaceutical business in 2017.
Every year APTEKA exhibition contributes to the development of the pharmaceutical industry and the expansion of the range of pharmaceutical products made in Russia, favouring a constructive dialogue between representatives of the pharmaceutical industry and the Russian pharmacy organizations.
I would like wish all exhibitors and guests to work fruitfully at the exhibition, to establish new business relationships, to develop your business successfully, to have positive results in the joint professional work.
We would like to thank the organizers for the opportnity to take part in the International specialized exhibition “Apteka-2016” and the Forum.