China eyes bigger Africa health role
April 25, 2017
China’s efforts to encourage its pharmaceutical firms to enter Africa and speed up the pace of technological transfer and pharmaceutical production have been welcomed by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.
SA relies heavily on imported ingredients for medicines while China has the largest manufacturing capacity in the world.
Pharmaceutical industry: Sub-Saharan countries draw on Algeria's experience
April 20, 2017
Sub-Saharan countries draw on Algeria's experience in the fields of health, pharmaceutical industry and laws governing the sector, said Wednesday in Algiers the head of the African Pharmacists Inter Association (IOPA), Kpeto Kounde Innoncent.
'The 18th session of International Pharmaceutical Forum, to be held in Algiers from 14 to 16 May, will give a boost to cooperation between African countries"...
Replicor discloses achievement of 1 year functional control of HBV and HDV with NAPs and new mechanistic insights in NAP pharmacology
April 20, 2017
Replicor Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company targeting a cure for chronic HBV and HDV infection, today disclosed significant new data on NAP activity in HBV and HDV infections at the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) 2017 annual meeting held April 19-23, 2017 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Updates in the REP 301 (HBV/HDV coinfection) and REP 401 (HBV infection) studies"...
AED 1.45 billion Julphar sales in 2016
April 19, 2017
Led by its Chairman His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Julphar’s General Assembly Meeting took place in the company’s headquarters of Ras Al Khaimah on April 16th. During the meeting, the General Assembly decided to distribute 16 per cent of profits in cash in addition to 3 per cent in shares to shareholders.
Algeria to host African Pharmaceutical Forum in May
April 18, 2017
Algeria will host the 18th session of African Pharmaceutical Forum from 14 to 16 May, announced Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform, Interim Minister of Public Works and Transport Abdelmalek Boudiaf.
In a statement to the press following the audience granted to the head of the African Pharmacists Inter Association (IOPA), Dr Kounde Kpeto, Boudiaf said that the Forum "will be an opportunity"...
Vitamin D supplement produced in Algeria
April 15, 2017
The production of the Vitamin D supplement, needed in the treatment of calcium deficiency and the osteoporosis has been launched Monday in Constantine, said Thursday in Algiers an official of the laboratory in charge of the plant.
As part of the partnership between the Algerian laboratory Pharmaceutic Union of Constantine and French laboratory "Innotech," Algeria will be able to improve the quality"...
PSMF Invites International Patient Safety Community to Attend its 5th Annual Midyear Planning Meeting on July 13, 2017
April 12, 2017
The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) invites patient safety experts, medical care providers, hospital administrators, patient advocates and policy makers from around the world to discuss challenges, brainstorm solutions and plan next steps in the mission to attain zero preventable deaths by the year 2020. Like the last midyear planning meeting, this meeting is principally a working meeting with the goal of solidifying our objectives for the next year. This meeting is by invitation only and will be co-convened with the Inova Heart & Vascular Institute at the Inova Center for Personalized Health in Falls Church, Virginia on July 13, 2017, from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm. Attendees will be provided preparation materials in advance of the meeting so they can prepare for a fruitful discussion. Meeting registration......
Sellal inaugurates 240-bed hospital in Djelfa
April 11, 2017
Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal on Monday has inaugurated a new hospital of 240 beds in the centre of Djelfa (275-km south of Algiers), during his working and inspection visit to the province.
The new hospital, worth DZD4.5 billion, will provide healthcare services in various specialties, including general and plastic surgery, internal medicine, paediatrics, radiology and cardiology.
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA Published Form 20-F for the Fiscal Year 2016
April 10, 2017
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA ("the company" or "Fresenius Medical Care"), the world's largest provider of dialysis products and services, announced that it has filed the annual report 2016 under form 20-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The report is available at the company's website ...
Julphar Announces Full Year 2016 Financial Results
April 9, 2017
Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries, the largest generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in Middle East and North Africa (MENA), announced it has closed the year 2016 with sales of AED 1.45 billion.Despite the challenging and rapidly changing market environment, Julphar continued to perform strongly, which demonstrates the company’s solid and stable foundation. Julphar’s operating profit stood at AED 229 million and the net profit for the period was AED 210 million.Commenting on the annual results for 2016, Julphar’s Chief Financial Officer Jerome Carle said: “2016 was another year of great achievements for Julphar and I am confident that the company is equipped to take on new opportunities that will come our way in 2017. As one of the UAE’s most ambitious company, Julphar is now expanding......