FarmaCuba, a pharmaceutical company based in Cuba has expressed
interest in introducing their line of pharmaceutical products here.
This is according to FarmaCuba’s Commercial Specialist, Laura Vives
Castillos, who paid a courtesy call on Minister within the Ministry of
Public Health, Dr. Karen Cummings earlier this afternoon. Castillos is
part of a Cuban delegation visiting for the Guyana Trade and
Investment Exhibition (GUYTIE). Castillos noted that the firm is aware
of Guyana’s regulations and registration processes, and are “preparing
some dossiers to introduce our products here with our local partners.”
She disclosed that the company has already engaged New GPC and Nand
Persaud Group of Companies. Castillos said with New GPC, FarmaCuba is
“seeking to begin the cooperation” explaining that the production of
some items will be finished here.
She added that the company has to sign a contract with WTG Healthcare
Solutions Inc. “to begin the registration process here.”
Minister Cummings expressed her appreciation for the visit stating
that she welcomes any effort which will foster development in the
nation’s public health sector.
The delegation comprised of Castillos along with Dr. Celia Labora
Rodriguez, Director, International Relations Department, Cuban Chamber
of Commerce who headed the team and Mayte Perdomo Maldonado, Secretary
to the Guyana Ambassador to Cuba.