Posted: 16.06.2022 15:12:00

Healthcare Minister: biology and biotechnology are Belarus’ hallmark

All 21st century achievements are largely related to biology which unites such leading branches as genetics, bioengineering, personalised treatment and biomonitoring. As noted by Healthcare Minister Dmitry Pinevich after his today’s report to the Head of State, medicine uses all products of this broad concept.


“Following the President’s instruction, jointly with the Education Ministry we have revised of these areas to see that we either lead or rival their top positions on equal terms with others. In healthcare, cellular technology is in focus, and Belarus leads this sphere not only in the post-Soviet space, but also in general. Biotechnologies and biology are actually a hallmark of our country. The Belarusian National Biotechnology Corporation, the projects implemented in the Great Stone industrial park, production of new medicines and our own vaccines are a visible manifestation of our co-operation with the Education Ministry and the Academy of Sciences. However, further progress is needed, and it must start with education," Mr. Pinevich stressed.

The Healthcare Minister added that today’s conversation with Aleksandr Lukashenko was of extensive scale, “But with point tasks that we should work out together in order to manage biology’s influence on human health.”