Pharmaceuticals

New hygienic pharma sieve installed at Sri Krishna

An image of the Russell Finex hygienic pharma sieve installed at Sri Krishna Pharmaceuticals, Russell FinexSri Krishna Pharmaceuticals is an established manufacturer of pharmaceutical products such as paracetamol, folic acid, domperidone and furosemide, supplying more than 150 niche drugs to the Asian pharmaceutical market, in South Africa, Europe and the USA. The company is represented locally by Siyeza Fine Chemicals.

Aspen assists Knysna fire victims

The six post-basic pharmacist assistants pictured in a photograph with various representatives from Kynsna Provincial Hospital and AspenThe recent devastating fires in Knysna and surrounds caused widespread damage and loss to residents from all walks of life, but none more so desperate than patients who lost their chronic medication. This placed a huge burden of primary health care work at clinic level where staff struggled to cope.

Pharma industry welcomes new medicines regulator

Pharmaceutical capsules Government has signed the Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Act (2008) marking the official existence of the much-anticipated South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) as of today. The body is now in preparation to officially take over operations from the Medicines Control Council (MCC).

Prevent counterfeit proliferation

Mydawa platformAlthough the pharmaceutical industry has succeeded in providing access to safe medicines, counterfeiting poses a life-threatening risk to that success. What makes the threat urgent is the expected rise in chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart diseases.

NAPM rebrands as Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Southern Africa

Herman Grobler, chairman of GBM, and Vivian Frittelli, CEO of GBM, revealing the new branding and logo for Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Southern AfricaThe National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (NAPM) revealed its new branding and name change to Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Southern Africa (GBM) on 11 May. The association – which was launched 40 years ago – continues to keep pace with global industry developments.

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