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    State-owned BPI pharmacies will be opened in five towns including Nay Pyi Taw in the coming months, according to the Union Minister for Industry.
    The BPI pharmacies will be opened at Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay, Taunggyi, Magway and Monywa. More recently, BPI pharmacies were opened
in Insein and Pansodan township in Yangon. The authority is planning to open similar BPI pharmacies in South Okkalapa, North Okkalapa townships,
Bosompat street and other townships.

Four ministries jointly held a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw on their performance in the first one-year period.
Ministry of Industry
    U Ko Ko Lwin, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry said Good Storage Practice (GSP) in accordance with the norms and standards of the WHO was introduced to pharmaceutical factories of the ministry to manufacture medical products under the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and distribute directly to Ministry of Health and Sports and other ministries.

An exclusive agency will be set up to enhance the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), said an official from the Directorate of Industrial Supervision and Inspection.

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The Directorate of Industrial Collaboration has released an announcement concerning the requirements to import chemicals and associated materials.

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A phase of the production of anti-venom at the Production Centre (Myanmar Pharmaceutical Factory) of the Ministry of Industry.WHO/F. Maurizio

Snake bites are well-known medical emergencies in many parts of the world, especially in rural areas. The incidence of snake bite mortality is particularly high in South-East Asia, home to many different venomous snakes, and farmers, rural workers and children are often the most at risk. In 2009, snake bites were included in WHO’s list of neglected tropical diseases, recognising how snake bites represent a common occupational hazard and result in thousands of deaths and chronic physical handicap cases every year.

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A phase of the production of anti-venom at the Production Centre (Myanmar Pharmaceutical Factory) of the Ministry of Industry.WHO/F. Maurizio

Snake bites are well-known medical emergencies in many parts of the world, especially in rural areas. The incidence of snake bite mortality is particularly high in South-East Asia, home to many different venomous snakes, and farmers, rural workers and children are often the most at risk. In 2009, snake bites were included in WHO’s list of neglected tropical diseases, recognising how snake bites represent a common occupational hazard and result in thousands of deaths and chronic physical handicap cases every year.

MPF to export antivenom this year

The Ministry of Industry plans to export antivenom this year to countries in Asia, especially neighbouring countries that cannot produce antivenom.

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Plant information of the No.(8) Textile Factory Branch (Yamethin)can be viewed here Link 

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Plant information of the No.(7) Textile Factory Branch (Wundwin)can be viewed here Link 

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Plant information of the No.(6) Textile Factory Branch (Monywa) can be viewed here Link 

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