Union of Professional Pharmaceutical Organizations (SPFO)
Address: Of. 218, bld. 2, 11a, Seleznevskaya str., Moscow 127473,Russia
Tel: (495) 741-65-19
The Union of Professional Pharmaceutical Organizations (SPFO) was registered in May 2002, to unite the largest Russian and foreign distributors and pharmaceutical manufacturers, which account for more than 50% of the total volume of drugs circulating in the market .
At this point in the SPFO includes 36 organizations : manufacturers, distributors, drugstore chains, public organizations and companies representing the media.
The supreme governing body SPFO a general meeting. Current work SPFO directs the Supervisory Board of 14 members. Chairman of the Supervisory Board is Yakunin, VS (CV Protek). Executive Director of the Union is a seasoned professional pharmaceutical organizations Shirshov GP
SPFO activities organized on the principle of specific programs and projects. Basic principles of decision making in SPFO – collegiality and democracy.
The main objectives of SPFO are:
•promote the development of the pharmaceutical market in Russia;
•opposition to unethical business practices in the pharmaceutical industry;
•assist in balancing the interests of the pharmaceutical market participants, government and consumers;
•development and expansion of the capacity of members SPFO.
•protection of consumer interests in terms of quality and affordability of drugs;
•support structures of the government in addressing the strategic development objectives of pharmaceutical market;
•Members SPFO coordination in joint projects;
•Providing a forum for free communication between members of the pharmaceutical market;
•upholding the rights and legitimate interests of the members SPFO;
•cooperation with the legislative and executive authorities, public, nonprofit and international organizations;
•popularization of progressive experience of SPFO and its members.
Products and services
Currently SPFO the following programs and projects:
•Harmonization of legislation;
•Assistance in establishing a system of drug reimbursement in the Russia;
•Promotion of international quality standards in the pharmaceutical industry (GMP / GXP);
•Assist in improving the system of public procurement of medicines;
•Forming the system of scientific-practical conferences on topical issues of the pharmaceutical industry;
•The program ‘A Place Pharmacy in a single economic space’;
•Organizing and conducting an annual ‘International Forum / Exhibition / Fair on’ Innovative Technologies for Health ‘;
•The organization’s annual charity ball dispensers;
•Edition of the journal ‘Health management’.