Belarusplans to increase the export of Belarusian medicines three-fold in 2020. Such plans were voiced by Minister of Health Vasily Zharko at a congress of pharmacists that was held inMinsk. The forum was visited by about 350 specialists fromBelarus,Russia,LithuaniaandUkraine.According to Vasily Zharko, more than half of all medicines on the shelves of pharmacies are of domestic production. In addition, 45% Belarusian pharmaceutical companies are private.