Webinar: Opportunities in African Pharmaceutical Markets

Webinar Announcement

As part of our work to promote stronger linkages between African and European pharmaceutical firms, UNIDO will host a webinar to provide a brief overview of the pharmaceutical markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. From the comfort of your office, you can gain a better understanding of the opportunities that are available in these markets as well as ask questions directly to those who have extensive experience there.

Topics will include:

  1. An overview of regional registration harmonization efforts around Africa
  2. Insight into market sizes and typical growth segments in key markets
  3. A better understanding of the level of maturity of local firms
  4. An overview of typical incentives that local governments give to those partnered with local firms
  5. A list of organizations you can contact and resources you can use to learn more about these markets

Webinar Details

Dates: Friday, 11 January 2019 at 14:00 CET or Tuesday, 15 January 2019 at 14:00 CET

Duration: 1 hour (roughly 40 min presentation with 20 min Q&A)

Location: Web link will be emailed to registered participants

Please register by 7 January 2019 via email to N.VOHRER@unido.org

A brief introduction to UNIDO and our work

UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability. UNIDO’s mission is to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) in Member States.

As part of this mission, UNIDO is implementing a project to strengthen the local production of essential medicines in developing countries. The aim is to increase the production of quality assured medicines that are safe, efficacious, available and affordable.

In Africa, our efforts have included activities to:

  • Assist countries to develop and implement pharmaceutical sector development strategies
  • Increase capabilities of local pharmaceutical manufacturers via training
  • Promote access to technical expertise, finance and linkages by facilitating  partnerships