News, archive: October 2019
10/29/2019 Database Update: Pharmaceutical Drug Production in Russia (September 2019)
Between January and September 2019, Russia manufactured 295 bln RUB worth of pharmaceutical drugs (manufacturers’ prices, VAT included), which is monetary terms (rubles) 22% higher than that in the same period in 2018. This is also the highest dynamics since 2016. The dynamics in physical terms (units) are +4.7%, or +4.2% if calculated in minimum dosage units (MDU). While these dynamics are far from those in 2016, these can still be considered high after the constant negative dynamics during 2017-2018.
10/29/2019 Survey by RNC Pharma and Doktor Na Rabote (Doctor at Work): 41% of Doctors Support Legalization of Online Pharmacy
17% of doctors believe that it is time that online sale of pharmaceutical drugs in Russia became legal, since it is not only convenient for consumers, but has long been an objective reality that cannot be ignored, according to an online survey by the RNC Pharma analyst company and the Doktor Na Rabote (Doctor at Work) social network for doctors.
10/15/2019 Survey by RNC Pharma and Doktor Na Rabote (Doctor at Work): 88% of Doctors Support their Colleagues in Russian Cancer Research Center
Unfortunately, the current situation in the N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center with possible numerous resignations of doctors is far from rare.
10/8/2019 Survey by RNC Pharma and Doktor Na Rabote (Doctor at Work): 45% of Doctors Believe Latin Studies Are Necessary
Russian doctors are not only professionals, but also highly erudite people. The vast majority of the respondents in an online survey by the RNC Pharma analyst company and the Doktor Na Rabote (Doctor at Work) social network for doctors consider it impossible to remove Latin from curriculum or reduce the hours in medical universities. In addition to half-joking reasons, such as “to swear in the presence of strangers” or “to learn Gaudeamus”, the doctors note the importance of “professional community”, “friend / foe criteria”, the need to “soften the diagnosis for relatives”, etc.
10/1/2019 Survey by RNC Pharma and Doktor Na Rabote (Doctor at Work): 46% of Doctors Ready to Work in Medical Offices at Pharmacies if Decent Salaries Provided
In early September, Pharmacy Chain 36.6 announced a new project involving medical offices in pharmacies. These offices will be equipped in accordance with the therapeutic activity license, so that customers will be able to receive qualified medical care. The RNC Pharma analyst company, together with the Doktor Na Rabote (Doctor at Work) social network for doctors, conducted on online survey to find out under what conditions a doctor can consider working in those medical offices.