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Memorandum signed between Ministry of Health and 15 pharmaceutical research firms

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Health signed a memorandum of understanding with the American Chamber of Commerce in Jordan and a gathering of 15 international pharmaceutical research companies operating in the Kingdom, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The memorandum aims at improving health care services and patients' access to innovative treatments. It includes the establishment of a joint committee to build and develop medical cadres in rare specialties, train them on the foundations and methods of scientific research, and patient access to the latest scientific findings in medical treatment options.

The memorandum was signed by the Minister of Health, Dr. Firas Al-Hawari, the chamber's president, Muhammad Batayneh, and the head of the gathered pharmaceutical firms, Dr. Mazen Abu Samha.

According to a ministry statement Thursday, Hawari said that the ministry seeks to develop drug studies and scientific research to improve health services provided to citizens. He said that the memorandum is an important indication of the ministry's belief in the partnership approach between the public and private sectors across all fields, especially in development and research.

For his part, Batayneh praised the importance of the joint message issued by health care and pharmaceutical institutions promoting the right of access to medicines for all, and the development of health care services.

Dr. Abu Samha stressed the need to increase the pace of cooperation in an organized manner with clear objectives that contribute to achieving tangible positive results for Jordanian patients by investing in advanced health infrastructure in Jordan and ensuring excellence on a regional and global level.

The 15 international pharmaceutical companies cooperate under the umbrella of the American Chamber of Commerce in Jordan to improve health care through partnership with the public sector to ensure equitable access to innovative medicine and enable patients to live healthier and more productive lives.

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