This came during his meeting on Tuesday with Olfat Ghorab, the board chairman of the Arab Company for Drug Industries and Medical Appliances (ACDIMA), on the sidelines of his inspection tour of factories of South Egypt Drug Industries Co., SEDICO Pharmaceuticals Company and the Medical Union Pharmaceuticals (MUP).
In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 11.
Subsidized drugs include insulin among others.
On January 11, many important events occurred that changed the world map, the most prominent of which was the success of the first trial to treat diabetes with insulin.
The EDA also reassured citizens about the strategic stockpile of these medicines.
"We aim to provide the market needs of vital medicines, especially those of chronic diseases, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Population."
The Ministry of Health and Population revealed on Tuesday closing exportation deals of Egyptian made insulin with 11 countries.
Fasting during Ramadan can lead to serious health complications for people suffering from diabetes;thus most of diabetes patients are advised not to fast
Insulin stock in public and private companies will meet the needs of diabetics for the upcoming four months
Insulin Medical Professions Company, which Acadima owns 44% of, produces 40% of the insulin market needs.