Caring For People’s Health
Bojana Jordanović Bojana Jordanović
pharmacist and regional product manager, Hemofarm
It is important to detect diabetes in time
It is important to detect diabetes in time
About 370 million people suffer from diabetes in the world, and experts from the World Health Organization estimate that by 2030, the number of those affected on the planet will exceed half a billion. Treatment of this severe systemic disease is lifelong and very expensive.
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Badminton Is An Ideal Good Health Ally
Badminton Is An Ideal Good Health Ally
Ever since I was a little boy, sport was an inseparable part of my life — starting with archery when I was just seven years old, through volleyball, to a recently discovered passion for badminton.
Sanda Savić Sanda Savić
Senior Director Corporate Affairs and Communications, Hemofarm
Hemofarm’s Sustainable Development in Action
Hemofarm’s Sustainable Development in Action
Tracking the ambitious SDGs, Hemofarm (a STADA Group member) has resolutely committed to keep on strongly investing in the development by 2030 and show to others, by own example, that changes for the better are always possible. To that aim, STADA EXPO multimedia platform, a unique and sublimed showcase of everything achieved in the area of sustainable development over the course of previous years, set out for its European tour from Vršac at the end of last year.
Katarina Barudžija Katarina Barudžija
regional product manager for RX medicines, Hemofarm
Reduce the Impact of Allergies with Preventive Therapy
Reduce the Impact of Allergies with Preventive Therapy
In order to prepare for the spring pollen season and successfully reduce allergy symptoms, start taking anti-allergy medications at least one month before the onset of symptoms.
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Two Wheels Can Take You to a Healthier Life
Two Wheels Can Take You to a Healthier Life
In the whirl of daily life, between our jobs, raising three kids and building a house, we have come to the point of neglecting what is the most important thing – and that is our health.
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Hemofarm employees save two baby owls
Hemofarm employees save two baby owls
Monday, start of a business week, we were ready for new work duties...
Prof. Dr. Svetlana Vujović Prof. Dr. Svetlana Vujović
director of Endocrinology Clinic, University Clinical Centre of Serbia
To live longer, healthier, happier lives
To live longer, healthier, happier lives
Adequate hormone therapy can prevent numerous diseases, while retaining vitality and quality of life until old age.
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Years are not an obstacle to achieving your dream
Years are not an obstacle to achieving your dream
One of my lifelong wishes was to fly a paraglider. But flying is not just about wishing - besides determination and courage, ideal weather conditions are necessary.
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Even When it is Hard, There is no Giving Up
Even When it is Hard, There is no Giving Up
Ever since I have exited my own and a couple of neighbouring streets on my bicycle, I am constantly pushing the boundaries, both spatial and of my own abilities.
Aleksandra Gazivoda Aleksandra Gazivoda
Corporate Communications Specialist, Hemofarm
Chronic kidney disease is reaching epidemic proportions
Chronic kidney disease is reaching epidemic proportions
World Kidney Day is marked in more than 100 countries worldwide, with the aim of raising awareness of chronic kidney disease (CKD), of which each tenth adult in the world suffers.
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In harmony with nature
In harmony with nature
I have always been a sport aficionado. I actively played volleyball and tennis, and I did my best to maintain the training routine; however, my commitments at work and at home somehow prevailed and I found it hard to organise all of these.
Sanda Savić Sanda Savić
Senior Director of Corporate Affairs and Communications, Hemofarm
STADA EXPO as an innovation for a better future
STADA EXPO as an innovation for a better future
STADA EXPO is a multimedia exhibition which is a story of sustainable development.
Aleksandra Gazivoda Aleksandra Gazivoda
Corporate Communications Specialist, Hemofarm
Waiting for Most Important Call
Waiting for Most Important Call
Only 13 approvals for organ donation were endorsed in Serbia over the last year, owing to which 32 people were saved.
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Skiing is the Next Best Thing to Having Wings
Skiing is the Next Best Thing to Having Wings
A little more than ten years ago, listening to the nice experiences of others and wanting to try something new, skiing became a part of my life, giving me a fantastic experience.
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Some people and some friends may disappoint you, but not your dog
Some people and some friends may disappoint you, but not your dog
If someone had told me a few years ago that a dog would be a part of my family, I would have thought they were joking. A dog in the house? No way.
Aleksandra Gazivoda Aleksandra Gazivoda
Corporate Communications Specialist, Hemofarm
Cancer can be cured, when you seek help on time
Cancer can be cured, when you seek help on time
Every year, more than 19 million people worldwide are diagnosed with cancer, and the grim forecast is that by 2040, the number of newly diagnosed cases will increase to as many as 30 million per year.
Ivana Bojbaša Ivana Bojbaša
Head of OTC/CHC Portfolio Marketing & Sales, Hemofarm
Focusing Equally on Education and Promotion
Focusing Equally on Education and Promotion
Over the course of 2023, we have been focusing on the active communication and interaction with our consumers. Apart from putting doctors and pharmacists in the spotlight, we have also made liaising with end users our priority in 2023.
Katarina Barudžija Katarina Barudžija
Regional RX Product Manager of Hemofarm
Maximal Results in Treatment with Minimal Consequences
Maximal Results in Treatment with Minimal Consequences
A doctor and a pharmacist should work as a united team in achieving the most important goal – the optimal treatment of patients. This is the main appeal of the Extended Global Concept of Pharmaceutical Practice, which demands a higher degree of pharmaceutical care and a more active role of pharmacists in the treatment of patients .
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Caring Day
Caring Day
I donated blood for the first time in my fourth year of high school. I remember that there was a drive organized to promote voluntary donation...
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Caring Day
Caring Day
Before I started working at Hemofarm, I regularly went to hospital to donate blood...
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Caring Day
Caring Day
In addition to being a blood donor, I am also an angler and a marathon runner...
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Caring Day
Caring Day
When we say: ‘Donating blood’, I always think: Well, can there be a better and more valuable gift?
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Caring Day
Caring Day
Donating blood is very important to me. When I was even younger, eight years ago, after being persuaded by my older brother, I donated blood for the first time.
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Caring Day
Caring Day
I donated blood for the first time while I was serving in the army in 1983. Since then, I have donated blood 96 times in total...
Dr. Danijela Stanišić Srdić Dr. Danijela Stanišić Srdić
Clinical pharmacology specialist and Rx sales director for the Western Balkan, Hemofarm
Hemofarm's biosimilar against osteoporosis
Hemofarm's biosimilar against osteoporosis
Every third woman and every fifth man in the world suffer from osteoporosis, warns the World Health Organization, and the number of patients in Serbia is constantly increasing
Aleksandra Gazivoda Aleksandra Gazivoda
Corporate Communications Specialist, Hemofarm
Medicine has been a Sheer Necessity Throughout History
Medicine has been a Sheer Necessity Throughout History
Like water and food, medicine and treatment are a primordial human need, and ancient cultures laid the foundations for the development of pharmacy as early as 5,000 years ago.
Ivana Bojbaša Ivana Bojbaša
Head of OTC/CHC marketing & sales BU West Balkans
Transforming Business You Transform Yourself
Transforming Business You Transform Yourself
We live in times when consumers have a sea of information available only a click away, which makes transformation an imperative for each brand and each company.
Dr. Saša Perović Dr. Saša Perović
Government Relations Manager, Hemofarm
Domestic Industry, Main Support in Crisis Situations
Domestic Industry, Main Support in Crisis Situations
Global crises fundamentally change life, impose new models of behavior, communication and, above all, business...
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Fighting anxiety and stress with yoga
Fighting anxiety and stress with yoga
When I am asked to explain what yoga is, the first thought is unity - the unity of spirit, breath and body.
Primarius Dr. Slavko Janković Primarius Dr. Slavko Janković
Dr. Med. Sci, neuropsychiatrist
Electronic devices cause insomnia
Electronic devices cause insomnia
Blue light from electronic devices delays and seriously disrupts the normal sleep process and can also damage the retina of the eye. Teenagers and young people under 30 are especially at risk.
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Moving against daily stress
Moving against daily stress
Moving is very important to me. My job is very demanding and it sometimes requires sitting for hours staring at the computer screen with my fingers on the keyboard.
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How I beat myself?
How I beat myself?
Have you ever read Politikin Zabavnik and do you remember the ‘Life Writes Dramas’ column? Well, that’s how I, as if my story were in that column, after a spine injury and surgery
Primarius Dr. Slavko Janković Primarius Dr. Slavko Janković
Dr. Med. Sci, neuropsychiatrist
Insomnia is a formidable foe
Insomnia is a formidable foe
Insomnia is one of the most frequent disorders. Studies have shown that sometimes it affects as many as half of the adult population, while more than 90% of people have experienced insomnia at least once in their lives.
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Mountaineering as Logical Choice
Mountaineering as Logical Choice
We, the citizens of Vršac, are lucky to live at the foot of the Vršac Mountains. Hiking is within everyone’s reach; there are many marked trails...
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Why is boxing noble art?
Why is boxing noble art?
As most of the good things do, boxing appeared in my life incidentally and has remained there for more than 7 years...
Dr. Danijela Stanišić Srdić Dr. Danijela Stanišić Srdić
Clinical pharmacology specialist and Rx sales director for the Western Balkan, Hemofarm
High Blood Pressure is Fatal if Left Untreated
High Blood Pressure is Fatal if Left Untreated
High blood pressure is called the ‘silent killer’ because it causes severe, life-threatening complications without warning.
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Rea – the Dog that Changed my Life
Rea – the Dog that Changed my Life
As a great animal lover – a former volunteer at the Belgrade Zoo, I realized that animals should not live in cages or flats.
Dušan Stojaković Dušan Stojaković
Senior Manager Global Sustainability, Hemofarm/STADA Group
What are the standards that direct corporate policies towards the concepts of sustainable development in the field of environmental protection and social responsibility?
What are the standards that direct corporate policies towards the concepts of sustainable development in the field of environmental protection and social responsibility?
I am very encouraged by the fact that the companies’ success presently is measured increasingly and in much detail according to ESG...
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Marathon man out of spite
Marathon man out of spite
How have I become a marathon runner? I don’t know. Maybe by chance, maybe out of spite. Anyway, it started rather unpretentiously.
Ronald Seeliger Ronald Seeliger
Hemofarm Group CEO
Waiting for the most important call
Waiting for the most important call
Recently, I’ve read a touching story about the meeting of two mothers who were connected by a personal tragedy in a lifelong friendship. Early in 2020, 21-year-old Stefan had an accident, after which he was in a coma. Despite enormous efforts of the doctors, he was declared brain dead. The Vasiljevic family had no idea that it would come to that, but they had the opportunity to fulfill Stefan’s wish that his organs would be donated if something happened to him.
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How I started trail running?
How I started trail running?
Marathon runner! This is how my friends and colleagues often introduce me to others....
Katarina Barudžija Katarina Barudžija
Regional Product Manager for RX medicines, Hemofarm
Allergies are coming, protect yourself in time
Allergies are coming, protect yourself in time
Allergic sneezing is the most common epidemic chronic disease today, and more than half a billion people on the planet suffer from it.
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Being in motion as a way of life
Being in motion as a way of life
Already in my childhood, owing to my parents, I grew to love regular physical activities. First it was skiing, then tennis, and after that regular hiking and mountaineering
Dr. Danijela Stanišić Srdić Dr. Danijela Stanišić Srdić
Clinical pharmacology specialist and Rx sales director for the Western Balkan, Hemofarm
Local Pharmaceutical Industry is a Reliable Mainstay
Local Pharmaceutical Industry is a Reliable Mainstay
How to maintain the quality of treatment and the availability of quality medicines at a high level in times of crisis is a key issue for every healthcare system.
Dušan Stojaković Dušan Stojaković
Senior Manager Global Sustainability, Hemofarm/STADA Group
By changing ourselves, we change the world around us
By changing ourselves, we change the world around us
Did you know that if you let the water run in your house for two minutes every day, it is equivalent to throwing away 11 to 19 liters of water? What we often think is free-of-charge can cost us a lot.
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More than a game
More than a game
I played table football back in my high school days. In the 1990s, every coffee shop that lived up to its reputation had a table, usually an Italian Fabi...
Aleksandra Gazivoda Aleksandra Gazivoda
Corporate Communications Specialist, Hemofarm
PROBIOTICS – Support to Good Health
PROBIOTICS – Support to Good Health
Probiotics have a manyfold favourable effect on human health, and scientific researches show that they are very useful in protection of heart health and in the fight against viral infections.
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Keep it Simple
Keep it Simple
Habits are most difficult to change. It took me a lot of time to switch from what I liked to eat and whenever I wanted to eat, to beginning to eat healthily and at determined time.
Neda Burić Neda Burić
graduate pharmacist and Marketing Manager OTC/CHC Portfolio West Balkans, Hemofarm
How to Help Yourself During Cold and Flu Season
How to Help Yourself During Cold and Flu Season
Although the cold and flu season is slowly winding down, the waiting rooms of health centers across Serbia are still packed with patients with respiratory infections.
Dr. Milan Ljubinković Dr. Milan Ljubinković
MD Sales Manager for the Western Balkans, OTC/CHC Portfolio, Hemofarm
Be careful with medicines
Be careful with medicines
Do not take medicines “on your own”. Self-medication is a dangerous game that can severely impair your health, and inadequate use of medicines can cause intoxication, even fatal outcome.
Ivana Bojbaša Ivana Bojbaša
Head of OTC/CHC marketing & sales BU West Balkans
Hemofarm still Local and Regional Market Leader
Hemofarm still Local and Regional Market Leader
In the year 2022, Hemofarm continued its growth, and we are completing this year with extraordinary business results. The greatest success for us in 2022 was operating in an exceptionally demanding environment, in which we delivered our products to all the markets on which the STADA Group operates, in the required quantities and with the quality that goes without saying.
Vesna Cvrkota Vesna Cvrkota
Master of Pharmacy and Director of Pharmaceutical Development Service, Hemofarm
Science and Creativity in the Service of Health
Science and Creativity in the Service of Health
Hemofarm, as the leading manufacturer of generic medicines and dietary supplements, perceives great possibilities in the in-house development of new products and their sales in global markets.
Bojana Podgorac Milenković Bojana Podgorac Milenković
Master of Pharmacy and Medical Biochemist
A Trusted Partner at All Times
A Trusted Partner at All Times
How to keep the quality of treatment and availability of top-quality medicines at a high level is a keynote question for every healthcare system in the time of crisis. Local pharma industry is an important mainstay and a trusted partner to the healthcare system of Serbia.
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Jacket – fashion item or protection against energy loss?
Jacket – fashion item or protection against energy loss?
Have you ever asked yourself if jacket is just a fashion item or much more than that? One engineer example, far from the world of fashion, demonstrates that jacket is in fact the best protection against loss of energy – both in a manufacturing plant, in a production process, and in everyday life, when we are exposed to extreme weather conditions…
Bojana Podgorac Milenković Bojana Podgorac Milenković
Master of Pharmacy and Medical Biochemist
Detect Diabetes on time
Detect Diabetes on time
The fifth leading cause of death in Serbia is diabetes, and half of those affected are the working-age population. This severe systemic disease is treated for life and can cause numerous life-threatening complications.
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Sleep disorders on the rise
Sleep disorders on the rise
Roughly one third of our lives is spent sleeping: this is the time for our brains to process the events of the day and for our bodies to regenerate and heal. A lack of sleep can have a severe and lasting impact on our overall health – especially when we fail to get enough rest over extended periods of time.
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Food intolerances
Food intolerances
Do you feel unwell after eating certain foods? It may be that your body does not tolerate certain foods. This may be because of a food intolerance: you don't have enough of the enzymes required to process substances such as lactose or histamine.
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Blog - STADA Health Report 2022
Blog - STADA Health Report 2022
Europe, early summer 2021: Covid vaccination programmes across Europe were in full flow, bringing the prospect of returning to life more like we knew it before the pandemic. But had the virus changed the way we lived irreversibly?
Dr. Milan Ljubinković Dr. Milan Ljubinković
MD Sales Manager for the Western Balkans, OTC/CHC Portfolio, Hemofarm
Pollution and Poor Nutrition are the Path to Disease
Pollution and Poor Nutrition are the Path to Disease
Fast food as well as a significant decline in food quality due to increasing environmental pollution, but also the use of pesticides and herbicides, make the diet increasingly unhealthy. That is why dietary supplements are ever more necessary for preserving good health.
Dr. Danijela Stanišić Srdić Dr. Danijela Stanišić Srdić
Clinical pharmacology specialist and Rx sales director, Hemofarm
Nobody Should Suffer Pain
Nobody Should Suffer Pain
In the 21st century, all patients are entitled to spend their days in peace, without pain, no matter how severe or advanced the disease. Sometimes the illness brings strong, long-lasting pain that makes you lose sleep and turn your life into suffering. If the pain lasts more than three months, it is called chronic pain.
Katarina Arambašić-Pivić Katarina Arambašić-Pivić
PR Manager, Hemofarm
Create Demand, Boost Savings, Be Quick
Create Demand, Boost Savings, Be Quick
The Internet and social networks have definitely changed the definition of ‘quick’, while returning to earlier patterns of doing business is not possible. A contemporary consumer demands comprehensive information at the fingertips, 24/7 customer support, and a product on the door in the shortest possible time. The COVID-19 pandemic has just stepped on it in terms of the process of digitalization, shifting the system in the fifth gear.
Sara Popadić Sara Popadić
Pharmacy Specialist and Regional Product Manager, Hemofarm
Chose Diet for Infants Carefully
Chose Diet for Infants Carefully
French Modilac, the only infant milk formula with lactoferrin, very important protein for good health of your baby, is now also available in Serbia.
Sanja Manasijevski Sanja Manasijevski
Director of Legal Affairs and Commercial Projects, Hemofarm
The Time of Changes and Changed Needs
The Time of Changes and Changed Needs
The COVID-19 pandemic was a test for companies of all sizes, forcing most of them to change their former practice. Only the companies that were prepared to readily adjust their approach to the new time have managed to withstand economic pressure and even grow.
Katarina Barudžija Katarina Barudžija
Regional Product Manager for RX medicines, Hemofarm
Don’t Treat Allergies on Your Own
Don’t Treat Allergies on Your Own
One in three children and one in five adults in the world suffer from some form of allergy. Young people aged 15 to 25 are most at risk, warns the World Health Organization.
Dr. Milan Ljubinković Dr. Milan Ljubinković
WB (Western Balkans) OTC/CHC Portfolio Sales Manager, Hemofarm
Bronchitis and Cough Should be Treated Immediately
Bronchitis and Cough Should be Treated Immediately
Cold days, air polluted by harmful gases, as well as long exposure to tobacco smoke, provide very good soil for bronchitis. Sore throat, cough, high temperature, as well as chest and muscle pain, are the most frequent symptoms of bronchitis. Smokers, people prone to allergies, people suffering from asthma, diabetes, heart diseases, as well as heartburn, are more prone to bronchitis.
Tatjana Jovanović Tatjana Jovanović
HR director, Hemofarm
HR revolution or reimagining required
HR revolution or reimagining required
In order to easier comprehend the consideration on what the HR world would look like in the future, one should start from the context. The fourth industrial revolution and the new technologies it has brought favour digital companies. They appear out of nowhere in an accelerated fashion, and as competition that did not exist until yesterday, they penetrate the market incredibly fast and bring in revolutionary changes.
Dr. Nada Jokić Dr. Nada Jokić
Regional Product Manager, Hemofarm
Urinary tract infections - increasingly common problem
Urinary tract infections - increasingly common problem
Urinary tract infections impair quality of life and limit daily activities. It is important to treat them immediately, because they can lead to serious complications. Women are more susceptible to these infections than men.
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#HealthStories: Climb your Everest
#HealthStories: Climb your Everest
As part of our #HealthStories series, we spoke with Zinovy Slavinsky (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia), the oldest mountain climber on the planet, who climbed the highest peak in Europe - Elbrus - at the age of 86. Zinovy talks about his attitude to the mountains, about regular physical exercises which help to maintain health and vigor even at the age of 90.
Branislava Daskalović Branislava Daskalović
Head of OTC/CHC sales BU West Balkans, Hemofarm
Constipation must be treated
Constipation must be treated
Each sixth person in the world has a problem with irregular bowel movements, and this unpleasant condition is three times more common in women. Constipation leads to impairment of health of the whole body, so be aware of the dangers and react in time.
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Strength of the immune system is crucial in post-covid rehabilitation
Strength of the immune system is crucial in post-covid rehabilitation
Only those who have gone through Covid-19 infection know how difficult it is for the body to return to normal after the disease, regain muscle strength and strengthen its own immune system. It is precisely this strength of the immune system that is crucial in post-covid rehabilitation.
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#HealthStories: Nourish your Body, Feed the Soul
#HealthStories: Nourish your Body, Feed the Soul
Berlin-based restaurant owner and artist Jinok Kim-Eicken talks about her motivation for healthy eating and the influence of her Korean heritage. For Jinok, nutrition means bringing elements into harmony in the preparation of dishes as well as keeping body and soul in balance: "Food connects, means sharing and creates community."
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Preventive healthcare
Preventive healthcare
With everyday life largely on hold due to Covid-19, it was not only fun events that had to be canceled: Almost 1 in 5 Europeans have postponed a healthcare appointment during the pandemic. At first thought, this seems sensible, as the majority of us did our best to avoid leaving the house – and the doctor’s office was certainly the last place to go voluntarily if not absolutely necessary.
Branislava Daskalović Branislava Daskalović
CHC Sales Director for Western Balkans, Hemofarm
Take Probiotics in Prevention and Treatment of Covid
Take Probiotics in Prevention and Treatment of Covid
Numerous global studies unambiguously point to the benefits of probiotics in fighting viral infections, and their contribution to reducing the severity of the Covid-19 disease and its lethal outcome
Communications, Hemofarm Communications, Hemofarm
Everything we need to know about generic drugs
Everything we need to know about generic drugs
The use of generic drugs is on the rise worldwide. In Serbia, a regular supply of the market with quality generics is ensured, the same ones that are used to treat patients in the most developed European countries.
Bojana Podgorac Milenković Bojana Podgorac Milenković
Master of Pharmacy and Medical Biochemist
It’s not a Shame, there is a Solution
It’s not a Shame, there is a Solution
If involuntary urination is what bothers you, seek the help of a urologist because modern medicine offers both medicines and treatment methods that can solve your problem.
Tamara Živković Tamara Živković
Master of Pharmacy and Quality Control Manager, Hemofarm
Top Quality Medicine as Imperative
Top Quality Medicine as Imperative
Hemofarm, being a part of ONE Stada, manufactures medicines for the entire world, and in the peak pandemic year, Hemofarm manufactured a record 6.5 billion tablets. The top quality of products in Hemofarm is imperative and therefore special attention is paid to quality control.
Bojana Podgorac Milenković Bojana Podgorac Milenković
Master of Pharmacy and Medical Biochemist
Prevent Heart Attack
Prevent Heart Attack
All the necessary medicines are available in Serbia for patients who have suffered a heart attack. Responsible behaviour of patients in adhering to all the measures of secondary prevention is the best way to prevent the undesired event from happening ever again.
MPharm. Davorka Kopanja MPharm. Davorka Kopanja
Hemofarm
The Synergistic Effect of Vitamins D3 & K2 to Bone Health
The Synergistic Effect of Vitamins D3 & K2 to Bone Health
Recommendations for vitamin D3 differ from country to country. While taking 400 to 800 international units a day is recommended in some countries, the guidelines for Central Europe recommend everyday supplementation in the dosage from 800 to 2000 international units in the period from September to April.
Doc. Dr. Goran Radunović Doc. Dr. Goran Radunović
Internal Medicine Specialist and Director of the Institute of Rheumatology
Back pain is the most common disease after sneeze
Back pain is the most common disease after sneeze
Rheumatic diseases are one of the most common causes of disability and the most common reason for sick leave and early retirement. Rheumatic diseases are the most common diagnosis after heart and blood vessel diseases in Serbia. As many as three quarters of the population in Serbia suffer from some form of rheumatism.
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Healthy Lifestyle and Supplements
Healthy Lifestyle and Supplements
A lesson we learned last year: Health always comes first. Our coexistence is affected when everyone’s health is at stake. It thus comes as no surprise that a healthy lifestyle has become more important for 1 in 2 Europeans. And within this trend, food supplements, which can be taken to support our health, have found themselves at the centre of a certain COVID-induced hype.
Branislava Daskalović Branislava Daskalović
CHC Sales Director for Western Balkans, Hemofarm
Speed up your COVID recovery process
Speed up your COVID recovery process
If you have had Covid-19, you have an important recovery period ahead of you, which can take several weeks.
Prim. dr Dragana Trifunović Balanović Prim. dr Dragana Trifunović Balanović
ALWAYS ON THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE
ALWAYS ON THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought general practitioners to the first line of triage, treatment and assistance to colleagues in temporary Covid hospitals. Without sparing their health or their lives, they have professionally, bravely and responsibly shown that they are worthy of the trust of their patients and the profession they perform.
Dr Meike Streker Dr Meike Streker
#HealthStories: Be kind to your skin
#HealthStories: Be kind to your skin
For our Health Stories series, we spoke with Dr. Meike Streker, Cosmetik Scientist, about why it's so important to protect our skin from the sun
Dr Predrag Marinković Dr Predrag Marinković
Hemofarm
Pollution and Poor Nutrition - Serious Health Threats
Pollution and Poor Nutrition - Serious Health Threats
Junk food and significant decline in foodstuff quality due to increasing environmental pollution, as well as the use of pesticides and herbicides, make nutrition more and more unhealthy. Therefore, food supplements are increasingly needed for the preservation of health.
Nico Leenaarts Nico Leenaarts
#HealthStories: Get yourself moving
#HealthStories: Get yourself moving
As part of our Health Stories series, we spoke with Nico about why and how parkour inspires him and remains a passion...
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Take your Time
Take your Time
How does a mindful approach to the body influence our health? As part of our Health Stories series, we spoke with Franzi, who takes us on her personal mindfulness journey and inspires us to bring body and mind into harmony.
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The different stations of Parkinson's therapy
The different stations of Parkinson's therapy
No two Parkinson's diseases are the same: History, symptoms, life situation - all of these differ from patient to patient.
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Everyday life with Parkinson's - Tips for patients and relatives
Everyday life with Parkinson's - Tips for patients and relatives
Diagnosis of Parkinson's disease - what now?
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Understanding Parkinson's disease
Understanding Parkinson's disease
April 11 is World Parkinson's Day. This day of action is intended to draw attention to the disease itself and its impact on the lives of sufferers and their families, as well as to progress in treatment.
Prof. Dr. Jelena Drulović Prof. Dr. Jelena Drulović
Head of the Department of Immune-Mediated CNS Diseases of the Neurology Clinic at the University Clinical Centre of Serbia
Great progress in the treatment of patients with multiple sclerosis in Serbia
Great progress in the treatment of patients with multiple sclerosis in Serbia
For the first time, the cutting-edge highly effective therapies for the treatment of patients with multiple sclerosis are available in Serbia, and a modern strategy for the treatment of this serious disease has been adopted.
Jelena Danilović Jelena Danilović
Compliance Manager at Hemofarm
Business Compliance in the Black Swan Age
Business Compliance in the Black Swan Age
The pandemic is different from common business risks and represents an example of a ‘Black Swan’ event - unforeseeable, extraordinary, extreme event which exceeds expectations and has serious consequences’.
Bojana Podgorac Milenković Bojana Podgorac Milenković
Master of Pharmacy and Medical Biochemist
Hemofarm's first biosimilar
Hemofarm's first biosimilar
Hemofarm dedicated its first biosimilar to patients with osteoporosis, thus trying to contribute to greater availability of biological therapy for these patients...
Branislava Daskalović Branislava Daskalović
CHC Team Manager for the Western Balkans
Zoflora - Safeguards your Health and Smells Nice
Zoflora - Safeguards your Health and Smells Nice
Zoflora, one of the leading disinfectants for which laboratory testing has confirmed that it effectively eliminates the current coronavirus, has arrived to the Serbian market thanks to the company Hemofarm. This British product with a hundred-year tradition, is an ideal partner for the hygiene of the space in which you live.
prof. dr Nebojša Lađević prof. dr Nebojša Lađević
Anaesthesiologist and Director of the Centre for Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation of the Clinical Centre of Serbia
The Right to Life without Pain
The Right to Life without Pain
In 21st century, no patient should suffer pain. No matter how severe or advanced the disease, the patient has the right to spend days in peace, rather than in suffering. The development of the Pain Medicine, as a new branch of medicine, is therefore extremely important.
Olivera Vujnović Olivera Vujnović
Manufacturing Science & Technology Cluster Head Southeast Europe and Russia
Production of Medicines Tailor-Made for Europe
Production of Medicines Tailor-Made for Europe
Cutting-edge Hemofarm factories, operating in compliance with the highest international pharmaceutical standards, as well as highly-qualified professional staff, have become a guarantee of the top-notch quality of medicines for numerous European countries
Bojana Podgorac Milenković Bojana Podgorac Milenković
Master of Pharmacy and Medical Biochemist
Generic Medicines as Important Support to the Public Health
Generic Medicines as Important Support to the Public Health
The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly highlighted the vital role of public health and the need to strengthen one’s own resources within the health system. Find out why the domestic pharmaceutical industry and generic medicines represent important support to Serbia’s healthcare
Branislava Daskalović Branislava Daskalović
CHC Team Manager for the Western Balkans
What are the new tasks of pharmacists in the healthcare system?
What are the new tasks of pharmacists in the healthcare system?
Contemporary concept of pharmaceutical practice is focused on strengthening a direct pharmacist - patient relationship. Individual approach to patient is the path to successful treatment and the basis for conducting an efficient and safe pharmacotherapy, aimed at achieving maximum treatment results with minimum adverse effects.
dr Nives Čpajak Devrnja dr Nives Čpajak Devrnja
Manager of Medical Team at Hemofarm
Do not take medicines ’off your own bat’
Do not take medicines ’off your own bat’
Be cautious! Self-medication is a dangerous game which can seriously damage your health status, and inadequate use of medicines can cause poisoning, and even death.
dr Danijela Stanišić-Srdić dr Danijela Stanišić-Srdić
Rx Portfolio Manager in Hemofarm
Careful with Antibiotics
Careful with Antibiotics
Take antibiotics only when necessary and never ‘on your own’. Irrational use of antibiotics endangers the health of individuals and the entire population, because it contributes to the development of bacterial resistance to existing antibiotics’, Dr. Stanišić-Srdić emphasizes.