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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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Adcock Ingram appoints new CEO

The Board of Adcock Ingram has announced the appointment of Kevin Wakeford as chief executive officer, with immediate effect. Wakeford joins Adcock Ingram following more than 10 years' experience with the Bidvest Group Limited, where he led various companies within the group.

3 Apr 2014 16:45

Adcock Ingram's Louw quits

Jonathan Louw became the most high-profile casualty of the year-long battle that resulted in the Bidvest Group holding the single largest shareholding in drug maker Adcock Ingram. Louw quit as chief executive on Tuesday, 2 April 2014.

By Sikonathi Mantshantsha 3 Apr 2014 08:51

New expanded committee for IPASA

The Innovative Pharmaceutical Association South Africa (IPASA) has appointed its 2014 committee, led by Dr Timothy Kedijang, CEO of Novo Nordisk, as president and Kobus Venter, CEO of Janssen Pharmaceuticals as VP.

28 Mar 2014 16:11

Aspen's earning up 23% to R46.74

Aspen Pharmacare said normalised diluted headline earnings per share (HEPS) increased 23% to R46.74 for the six months to December‚ led by growth in its international business.

7 Mar 2014 08:35

Impressive speaker lineup at Lions Health

Lions Health, the inaugural global festival and awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications will welcome a speaker lineup that includes some of the most awarded creatives in healthcare and top marketers at the forefront of the industry from around the world.

28 Feb 2014 13:25

Imperial buys Nigerian pharmaceutical distributor

Eco Health, a leading pharmaceutical distributor in Nigeria, has sold 53% of its company for US$74 million in cash to Imperial Logistics, a wholly owned division of Imperial Holdings.

27 Feb 2014 10:46

Global health retailer GNC enters exclusive deal with Clicks

Global specialty health and wellness retailer‚ US-based General Nutrition Corporation (GNC)‚ is to launch in SA later this month through an exclusive franchise agreement with the Clicks Group.

13 Feb 2014 09:49

New seafreight solution for pharmaceutical industry

Imperial Health Sciences, in partnership with global ocean freight specialist Yusen Logistics, has announced the launch of temperature controlled sea freight consolidation service to southern Africa for the pharmaceutical industry. This weekly service kicked off in January with solutions for East and West Africa to follow later in 2014.

7 Feb 2014 11:31

Ascendis confirms R400 million investment in acquisitions

After receiving Competition Commission approval, Ascendis Health has acquired 100% of specialist medical company Surgical Innovations and Atka Pharma, an investment of close to R400 million.

28 Jan 2014 14:31

Jury lined up for Lions Health Awards

The juries for the inaugural Lions Health festival and awards, celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, have been selected.

22 Jan 2014 11:09

Tribunal to rule on second part of Nestlé, Pfizer deal

The second leg of the Nestlé SA and Pfizer Nutrition transaction - the divestiture of the infant milk formula business of Pfizer Nutrition in SA to Aspen Nutritionals - is set to be heard before the Competition Tribunal from today, 9 December 2013.

By Amanda Visser 9 Dec 2013 12:15

Ascendis Health acquires Surgical Innovations

Following on Ascendis Health's successful listing on the JSE Main Board in the pharmaceutical sector at the end of last week, the company has announced the 100% acquisition of specialist medical device company, Surgical Innovations for R336 million.

27 Nov 2013 09:53

Call for free cancer drugs for all

Patients in the private sector are denied access to free medicines from state "donation" programmes according to Campaigning for Cancer chairman and Werksmans lawyer Neil Kirby.

20 Nov 2013 09:07

Red tape holding up Litha's vaccine facility

Litha Healthcare says it is still awaiting regulatory approval for its vaccine manufacturing facility‚ and is unlikely to start making its own hepatitis B vaccines before the end of next year.

By Tamar Kahn 16 Nov 2013 08:00

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