OC-55: RESULTS AND EXPERIENCE OF 24 YEARS OF TRADITIONAL AND NATURAL MEDICINE IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES OF PINAR DEL RÍO PROVINCE

J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 3(suppl. 1): S78, 2015

Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Pharmacology of Natural Products FAPRONATURA 2015  September 21st-25th, 2015; Cuban Society of Pharmacology. Topes de Collantes, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba.

Oral Communication

OC-55: RESULTS AND EXPERIENCE OF 24 YEARS OF TRADITIONAL AND NATURAL MEDICINE IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES OF PINAR DEL RÍO PROVINCE

Callava CC1, Quintana N2, Padrón G3.

1Programa Medicina Natural y Tradicional, Departamento Medicamentos y Tecnologías Médicas, Dirección Provincial de Salud Pinar del Río. E-mail: mbnatural@princesa.pri.sld.cu
2Laboratorio de Producción de Medicamentos, Empresa de Farmacia y Óptica Pinar del Río.  E-mail: labsalplant@princesa.pri.sld.cu
3Ministerio de la Agricultura.

 

Introduction: The production of natural medicines in Cuba dates from 1991. The province of Pinar del Río since that time developed a group effort that included the birth of a small factory and production at its 11 municipalities and mountain laboratories for meet the ever growing needs of its people. Objective: Socialize the work developed in the production of natural medicines in Pinar del Rio and sharing new experiences with fellow participants in FAPRONATURA. Material and Methods: Through a data collection, overall development of production processes including the farms of medicinal plants shows the organization of provincial factories, municipal pharmacy, laboratories of mountain and its system of quality assurance integral. Results: This organization has allowed the implementation of plans of increasingly ambitious production and incorporating new products and approach compliance with the GPM. Conclusions: We show that when there is political will coupled with professional experience, material conditions and the organization can meet all the Cuban state guidelines aimed at improving the care of the health of the people, taking into the account the guideline 158 of the PCC says: “Take utmost attention to the development of natural and traditional medicine”.

Citation Format: Callava CC, Quintana N, Padrón G (2015) Results and experience of 24 years of traditional and natural medicine in the pharmaceutical services of Pinar del Río province. [Abstract]. In: Proceedings of the FAPRONATURA 2015; 2015 Sep 21-25; Topes de Collantes, Sancti Spiritus: CSF. J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 3(Suppl. 1): S78. Abstract nr OC-55.