HFA opposes further SEP increase

The Health Funders Association (HFA) is strongly opposed to any interim increase in medicine costs this year...

28 Aug 2018

Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Ltd (CiplaQCIL) to list on Uganda's stock exchange

Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited, a leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company in Uganda, will soon be offering its shares to the public for the first time...

Issued by Cipla 17 Aug 2018

Cipla South Africa grows national footprint with Mirren acquisition

Cipla Medpro has announced its plans to acquire a 100% stake in over-the-counter pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor, Mirren...

Issued by Cipla 8 Aug 2018

Clicks reflects on 50 years in the retail business

This August, Clicks celebrates fifty years of trading since launching in Cape Town in 1968. The health and beauty retailer has since expanded to more than 650 stores and over 500 in-store pharmacies...

6 Aug 2018

Pharma's role in NHI

In its current form, the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) is by no means perfect and there remains a lot of uncertainty...

24 Jul 2018

SA heads to India on pharmaceutical investment drive

Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe is in India this week where he is leading a delegation to attract investment in the pharmaceutical sector...

25 Jun 2018

The UK pharma industry in a post-Brexit world

Pharmaceutical companies are concerned about the post-Brexit impact on the UK healthcare industry...

18 May 2018

Aspen's new facility to create more jobs

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has launched Aspen's R1bn high containment facility that will create over 500 jobs...

8 May 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A capital of knowledge

How does a nation get ahead in the global economy if its landmass and population size is small? Although I hadn't thought much about it previously, an article in the Times of Malta made me think of my newly adopted homeland rather differently. The answer is to position yourself as a player in the knowledge economy...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 2 Mar 2018

Drug makers want department's nod for another price hike

Pharmaceutical manufacturers are lobbying the Department of Health to give them an extra price increase for private sector sales, in an attempt to soften the blow of the modest raise permitted for 2018...

8 Feb 2018

BHF supports low single exit price increase

It is not sufficient for the pharmaceutical industry to say that the increase of 1,26% on single-exit price (SEP) is unfair and not related to market forces...

1 Feb 2018

Aspen seeks new formula

Aspen Pharmacare is conducting a review of its global nutritionals business, with a view to entering into a strategic partnership or possibly a sale...

31 Jan 2018

E-health platform MyDawa disrupting Kenya's healthcare industry

The MyDawa solution is beneficial to consumers as they gain the advantage of having increased transparency, convenience and affordability. In addition, it ensures better pharmacovigilance as it tackles the issue of...

26 Jan 2018

Drug firm has a plan to bypass tap water

Aspen Pharmacare's Cape Town-based subsidiary, Fine Chemicals Corporation, is so concerned about risks posed by the region's drought that it is investing in new infrastructure...

18 Jan 2018

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