Ready to make strategic stock of drugs: Qatar Pharma Feb 28, 2020 0 911 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar Pharma is fully prepared to make a strategic stock of medicines for a period of six months to a year, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Qatar Pharma has said.“These drugs must be used as medicines cannot be produced and stored for long periods,” Dr Ahmed al Sulaiti, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Qatar Pharma, told Qatar TV.He said Qatar Pharma is currently producing drugs based on requests it receives.Sulaiti said Qatar Pharma started manufacturing drugs in 2009 and exporting in 2010.“Today, Qatar Pharma has 14 lines for producing medicines. There are plans to open 4 new lines for the manufacture of medicines,” he said, stressing that medicines made in Qatar are of highest standards.Currently, Qatar Pharma products are being exported to many countries such as Kuwait, Oman, Jordan, Iraq, Sudan, Tunisia and others.“We are currently producing intravenous solutions, solutions for dialysis, antibiotics, antipyretic drugs, eye drops and many skin ointments and other medicines that the Qatari market needs,” he said.There’s a need to have a strategic stock of medicines to deal with any emergency circumstances, he said.Qatar Pharma has a three-year contract with Sidra Hospital for supplying medicines. There are also contracts with large hospitals in the country such as Al-Ahli Hospital, Turkish Hospital and Al-Emadi Hospital. RELATED ARTICLES Amir meets GCC Secretary-General Feb 28, 2020 0 2148 Amir, Pakistan PM review bilateral ties Feb 28, 2020 0 528 US official lauds Qatar’s steps to protect rights of foreign workers Feb 28, 2020 0 814 Attiyah wins Manateq QCCR title for seventh time in 9 years Qatar’s Nasser bin Saleh al Attiyah confirmed a seventh victory in nine seasons at the Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally (MQCCR) and kick-started his challenge to win back the FIA World Cup Drivers’ title with the .. Amir ratifies MoU on establishing Qatar-Pakistan joint work group for commerce and investment The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Thursday issued an instrument of ratification approving a memorandum of understanding (MoU) establishing a Qatari-Pakistani joint working group for commerce and .. MoPH steps up measures to monitor coronavirus QNA Doha With the emergence of a number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in neighbouring countries, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has intensified precautionary and preventive measures for early .. ‘Health situation is reassuring’ The overall health situation in Qatar is very reassuring and there is not a single case of coronavirus in the country, a top Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) official has said. “We do not have any case so far. Even if a case .. Qatari citizens evacuated from Iran arrive in Doha The Government Communications Office (GCO) has confirmed that all Qatari citizens evacuated from Iran due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have arrived in Doha. A hotel has been set up as a quarantine facility ..