The European pharmaceutical laboratory Cinfa organised a gala dinner in Doha in the presence of a number of dignitaries, a statement said Monday.
Spanish ambassador Javier Carbajosa Sánchez, Khalid Group/Khalid Scientific Group CEO Dr Hisham al-Hout, representatives from the Qatari medical community and officials from the Economic and Commercial Office of the Spanish embassy in Qatar were present.
Dr al-Hout said: “Khalid Scientific Pharma Division, as Cinfa’s exclusive partner in Qatar, celebrate our collective achievements and unwavering dedication to healthcare excellence.”
Ambassador Sánchez said that the embassy is fully committed to supporting business initiatives that will strengthen the private sectors of both countries, as well as the commercial relations between Spain and Qatar.
"As a 100% Spanish-owned enterprise, Cinfa has consistently demonstrated its dedication to improve healthcare accessibility while maintaining the highest quality standards. In its home country, it dominates the pharmaceutical market, leading both in terms of product value and the number of treatments dispensed in retail pharmacies," the statement explained.
"Cinfa, which operates in over 100 countries, has dedicated $440mn for research and development over the past decade, and collaborates with more than 80 universities and research centres across the globe, fostering an environment of continuous improvement and advancement.
"Cinfa's product range is comprehensive, covering prescription medicines, Consumer Health Care (CHC) Solutions, mobility, and personal care products. In the Middle East, Cinfa has made a significant impact, collaborating with more than 8,500 medical centres and pharmacies in Qatar, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait," the statement added.