Egypt, WHO mull developing production of medicine, vaccines

Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar and the WHO Representative in Egypt Naeema Al-Jasseer probed in a meeting on Friday means of cooperation to develop production system of vaccines and medicines.

The meeting addressed ways to transfer experience and the technology of mRNA to produce medicines that able to treat chronic diseases, spokesperson of Health and Population Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.

Abdel Ghaffar added that the move would be implemented by training human cadres in the technology of mRNA with the cooperation of experts of the WHO.

He noted that the officials agreed upon organizing a number of joint meetings to coordinate work system and visits by the WHO experts to Egypt’s producer of vaccines and sera “Vacsera”.

He pointed out that the visits aim to inspect production lines of vaccines and pharmaceutical industries in Vacsera.

Source: State Information Service Egypt

Author: hammad