Friday, October 19, 2012

State Production of Medicines, research and coffee

On October 3, LIF Director, Pharmacist Guillermo Cleti, participated in the Scientific Café entitled “Medicines in a Net: Implications of a State Policy”. The Net was founded in 2010 by Science and Technology Secretary, UNL, Pilot Plant of the Pharmacy School – UNR, LIF SE, LEM SE and CONICET.

LIF Director Cleti gave the lecture together with Pharmacist Nelson Sturtz, Technical Director of the Pilot Plant of the Pharmacy School – UNR.

State production of medicines, research, scientific innovations and orphan drugs were some of the topics developed by both specialists.

This Scientific Café session took place at La Favrika Bar in Rosario and the topic was a replay of the lecture that Cleti and Sturtz gave in Santa Fe last September. This lecture is part of a program organized by Science and Technology Secretary, UNL, UCA Santa Fe and CONICET Santa Fe.

The purpose of this program is to allow the population to meet with scientists and researchers to talk about interesting topics.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Lecture at FEFARA

On Thursday 27, LIF Board of Directors Carlos Arques gave a presentation about state production of medications at Federal and International Meeting of Policy, Economy and Management of Medicines organized by the Federación Farmacéutica Argentina (FEFARA: the pharmaceutical federation in Argentina).

The lecture, entitled: “State Production of Medicines, the first step of a long way”, took place at Ros Tower Hotel in Rosario on September 27 and 28. 

LIF Director started the presentation talking about the LIF’s experience as an example of an efficient state-run company. Then he gave information about the advances in state production in Santa Fe, its importance as a tool for the population to access medicines, the investment in the last four years and LIF’s future projects.