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CPhI Middle East & Africa pharma event completes second successful year in the UAE capital

The region’s only event dedicated to pharma manufacturing returned to Abu Dhabi, welcoming over 3,100 visitors from 98 countries Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 16 October 2019: CPhI Middle East...

Pharma experts discuss the UAE’s commitment to innovation during final day of CPhI, in Abu Dhabi

Successful CPhI event concludes with panel discussion addressing the long-term sustainability of domestic generics manufacturing...

Saudi Pharma market crucial to country’s Vision 2030, say experts at CPhI in Abu Dhabi

CPhI pharma event hosts discussion on how Saudi Arabia pharmaceutical industry is helping to deliver the country’s Vision 2030 The Saudi pharma market is the largest across the MENA region with a...
CPhI MEA Opened

HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak opens Abu Dhabi pharmaceutical event

His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, today officially inaugurated CPhI Middle East & Africa 2019, the region’s leading platform for the pharmaceutical industry followed by a tour...

CPhI Middle East & Africa 2019 opens tomorrow in Abu Dhabi as MENA pharma market set to top US41 billion by 2022

Over 294 local, regional and international exhibitors from more than 35 countries and 4,900 industry professionals return to Abu Dhabi for leading global pharmaceutical exhibition...

Interview with: Alastair West, PMPA Business Plan Coordinator, United Nations Industrial Development Organization

05/09/2019 Interviews
Alastair West is UNIDO’s Coordinator for the African Union’s Business Plan to accelerate implementation of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plan for Africa. He holds a degree in Biochemistry from...

Interview with: Dr. Yacine Sellam, President of the Algerian Society for Regulatory Affairs & Pharmacoeconomics (SAARPE)

28/08/2019 Interviews
Yacine acted as Regulatory Evaluator of drugs registration dossiers, and as Permanent Secretary of the Economic Inter-Ministerial Committee in charge of Drugs Pricing at the General Directorate of...

Saudi Arabia’s pharma market to top US$10.74 billion by 2022, says new CPhI MEA report

Saudi Arabia’s pharmaceutical market expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% until 2023 Growing population, increase in non-communicable diseases and major investment in new hospitals, clinics and...

Interview with: Nazeem Mohamed, FEAPM

26/08/2019 Interviews
Q: Can you tell us a little about the FEAPM’s mission and strategic goals for the East African healthcare market? A: FEAPM is a regional body that represents pharmaceutical manufacturers within East...

Interview with: Adam Kalbermatten, Worldwide Director of Marketing, Terumo

23/08/2019 Interviews
Q: What are the emerging innovations in your sector? A: We are in the midst of a very exciting time in the Pharma industry, as medical devices for the administration of both biologics and aesthetics...

Interview with: Qutaiba Al Manaseer, Market Access Lead GCC, GlaxoSmithKline

23/08/2019 Interviews
Q: Can you tell us a little about yourself and your role? A: I’m the Market Access Lead for the Gulf Region at GlaxoSmithKline, a role which is focussed on ensuring patient access to innovative...

Interview with: Gertrude Mothibe, Chair, SAGMA

23/08/2019 Interviews
Q: Can you tell us a little about the SAGMA’s mission and strategic objectives for the Southern African healthcare market? A: The Southern African Generic Medicines Association, represents the...