Russia's health ministry appoints chief clinical pharmacologist
This article was originally published in Scrip
Russia's ministry of health and social development has appointed Professor Vladimir Petrov chief clinical pharmacologist. He is currently head of the medical university in Volgograd, central Russia. His objectives in the new post include updating reimbursement lists for all state programmes and improving the organisation of side-effect reporting and the prescribing of the most effective medicines in hospitals through the mandatory recruitment of clinical pharmacologists.