On October 22, 2016 Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, hosted an official event celebrating the construction completion of Latin America’s first immunobiological vaccine factory – Mechnikov. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Health of Russia Ms. V.I. Skvortsova, Head of FMBA of Russia Mr. V.V. Uiba, PAHO/WHO Director Ms. Carissa F. Etienne, Director

Vaccine factory (video of Channel 5)


20 million doses

SPbSRIVS has completed delivery of preventive flu vaccines under a government contract as part of the National Immunization Calendar, reported Mr. Stanislav Petrovsky, First Deputy Director at SPbSRIVS: “This year, SPbSRIVS was the the first one to timely complete delivery of more than 9 million doses of the influenza vaccine under a government contract and
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September 30, 2016, a meeting of the co-chairs of the Intergovernmental Russian-Nicaraguan Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, and Technology Cooperation was held in Moscow. Deputy Director of SPbSRIVS, Mr. Andrey Vasiliev, presented a new project envisaging a new pharmaceutical facility in Managua, Nicaragua, to synthesize influenza vaccines using an imported Russian active component, under development