The Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil) is organising its 3rd International Exhibition for Pharma and Healthcare (iPHEX Africa) on March 14 – 15, 2019 at Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, with the support of Indian High Commission, Indian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association in Nigeria, Association of Pharmaceuticals Importers in Nigeria, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria.
The event is expected to feature about 60 Indian pharma companies. Visitors to the exhibition will be able to explore pharmaceutical formulations, APIs, pellets, nutraceuticals, veterinary drugs, medical devices and other healthcare products.
However, about 1,500 to 2,000 local pharma companies, pharmacists, doctors, regulators, investors and policymakers are expected to attend and interact with exhibitors and themselves.
“We are happy with the level of cooperation from Nigerian government and relevant agencies since the maiden edition of this exhibition, it has not only improved the relationship between both countries but also enable a lot of pharmaceutical and other healthcare companies to grow have direct access to top and government recognized pharma companies from India,” says Udaya Bhaskar, director general, Pharmexcil.
The import of drugs and pharmaceuticals from India play an important role in drug distribution chain in Nigeria. The presence and interaction with the iPHEX Africa member companies during the event would help exporters to better understand the requirements of NAFDAC and the Nigeria pharma industry and ecosystem.
Pharmexcil is a Government of India set up Council under aegis of Ministry of Commerce and Industry, for promotion of Pharmaceutical trade in the international markets.
Trident Exhibitions Pvt Ltd, India in collaboration with Global Health Project and Resources, Lagos are the managers of the event.