33 new types of domestic medicines entered the pharmaceutical market over the past three and a half years. First of all, these are drugs for the treatment of the cardiovascular and nervous systems, as well as antitumor and antiviral agents. Now the main task of Belarusian pharmacists is to increase the share of domestic medicines on the market. This is one of the goals of the pharmaceutical industry development program. Actual issues of its development are discussed today in Minsk during an international scientific and practical conference. Scientists and specialists from Belarus and Russia take part in the forum.