By Ayya Lmahamad
Azerbaijan and Denmark have discussed cooperation in healthcare
and pharmaceutical sectors, Azernews reports.
The discussion took place during the meeting between
Azerbaijan's Health Minister Teymur Musayev and non-resident
Ambassador of Denmark to Azerbaijan Danny Annan. The meeting was
also attended by the Honorary Consul of Denmark in Azerbaijan Arno
Hoover and representatives of the leading Danish pharmaceutical
company Novo Nordisk.
During the meeting, the minister noted the dynamics of relations
between the two countries in many sectors, including
“Denmark is one of those countries where special attention is
paid to healthcare. There are all the necessary conditions for the
exchange of modern methodological and scientific-practical
information in the field of continuous professional training of
medical specialists. In addition, Azerbaijan Medical University
actively cooperates with the University of Copenhagen,” he
He also pointed out the existence of broad opportunities for the
development of relations between the two countries in the
'Pharmaceutical industry is one of the most important sectors
for the economy of any country. The level of development in this
area is characterized by a well-built healthcare system. The Danish
pharmaceutical industry, with its well-developed R&D base, is
rightfully considered one of the best in the world,” he said.
Danny Annan stressed that Denmark attaches great importance to
the strengthening of bilateral relations with Azerbaijan.
Noting that trade and economic ties between the two countries
are expanding, the ambassador also expressed Danish interest in
raising the level of cooperation with Azerbaijan in the healthcare
and medical science sectors.
Speaking at the meeting, Novo Nordisk Azerbaijan office Head
Gulshaba Abbasova mentioned the successful realization of joint
projects, including medical centers under the health ministry.
In addition, the parties discussed new prospects for the
development and strengthening of cooperation in the pharmaceutical
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