Algeria – LNCPP mandate as WHO accredited Pharma QC Laboratory renewed

February 10, 2013 11:45 am0 comments
Algeria – LNCPP mandate as WHO accredited Pharma QC Laboratory renewed

The World Health Organization (WHO) has renewed its confidence in the LNCPP (National Laboratory for Control of Pharmaceuticals Products) as a reference laboratory for the Middle East and Africa region, announced yesterday in Algiers, the Head of the laboratory, Prof. Mohamed Mansouri (recently designed as Head of the future Algerian […]

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Algeria – Increase of 13 % of drug importation bill

February 6, 2013 8:31 pm0 comments
Algeria – Increase of 13 % of drug importation bill

Algerian pharmaceutical products importation bill reached $ 2.23 billion USD in 2012, a growth of 13.6% compared to 2011 (1.96 bn usd), said Algerian customs. The volume of imports of pharmaceutical products has also recorded a boom of more than 45%, from 24 468 tons in 2011 to 35,540 tons, […]

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Morocco – The pharmaceutical sector reform on track

January 28, 2013 2:26 pm0 comments
Morocco – The pharmaceutical sector reform on track

The establishment of a new law on the Regulation of the pharmaceutical sector seems on the good track. This text that will be published  in the coming months will unblock the situation of 320 drugs which prices have been lowered. On this point, it should be noted that the Advisory […]

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Algeria – Inadequate regulation hinders the growth of the Pharma industry

January 24, 2013 4:50 pm0 comments
Algeria – Inadequate regulation hinders the growth of the Pharma industry

“The shortage or lack of medicines are mainly due to poor regulation and the new restructuring of the Algerian pharmaceutical market,” said yesterday in Algiers, the president of the National Union of Pharmaceutical Operators (UNOP) Abdelouahed Kerrar. Mr. Kerrar explained that “the main solution is to produce locally the majority […]

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Tunisia – The Arab Bank might invest in the Tunisian Pharma Industry

January 23, 2013 9:10 pm0 comments
Tunisia – The Arab Bank might invest in the Tunisian Pharma Industry

Sabih Taher Masry, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab Bank PLC, said Tuesday that the group “will send officials in Tunisia to discuss the possibility of investing in the country in the pharmaceutical industry” . Mr. Masry is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of ASTRA […]

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Algeria – Bonati Angelatoni got the 25 millions US$ prize

January 22, 2013 5:59 pm0 comments
Algeria – Bonati Angelatoni got the 25 millions US$ prize

The Italian Group Bonatti Angelantoni will realize the manufacturing plant of Algerian state-owned pharmaceutical production group SAIDAL in Cherchell (100 km from Algiers)  for nearly 25 millions US$. The announcement was made this Wednesday, January 2nd 2013 in a public statement released by the company. The group SAIDAL made a […]

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Algeria – SANOFI to build a 90 millions US$ Plant

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Algeria – SANOFI to build a 90 millions US$ Plant

The French group Sanofi signed Thursday, December 20 the Concession Agreement to obtain a land in the Sidi Abdallah Hub where they will build the future industrial complex Sanofi-Aventis Algeria. “The construction of this major industrial complex, the largest of Sanofi in Africa and Middle East, demonstrate our dedication and […]

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Algeria – Condor CEO to invest in Pharma

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Algeria – Condor CEO to invest in Pharma

Abdelmalek Benhamadi, CEO of Condor, the Algerian Home Appliance manufacturer that detains 30 % of the national market has announced his company will invest in the Pharmaceutical sector with a Manufacturing Plant under construction that should be inaugurated by end 2013. No more information were provided, wait and see.

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Algeria – US companies for the Sidi Abdellah Biotech Hub

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Algeria – US companies for the Sidi Abdellah Biotech Hub

A delegation of officials from several American pharmaceutical companies were in December  2012 in Algiers to take part to the 5th Session of the Steering Committee for the biotechnology cluster project of Sidi Abdallah. This meeting brought together representatives of the Algerian Ministry of Health, Industry, Higher Education, Labour and […]

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Algeria – The Boom of new Pharma Plants

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Algeria – The Boom of new Pharma Plants

To double local manufacturing by 2014. This is the objective of the Algerian Governement. Since then, announcements of the creation of new pharmaceutical plants multiply in Algeria. Good news for the government, which hopes to reduce drug imports. Saidal North Africa Manufacturing Holding will start producing in 2014. This new […]

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