The 3rd International Exhibition for Pharma & Healthcare (iPHEX Africa) is set to hold on the 14th and 15th of March, 2019 at Federal Palace Hotel, Lagosin Nigeria.
The event which is put together by the Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India, Pharmexcil, and Indian High Commission, Indian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association in Nigeria, Association of Pharmaceuticals Importers in Nigeria and the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN 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. 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.
The Director-General, Pharmexcil, Mr. Udaya Bhaskar said: “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 to have direct access to top and government recognized pharma companies from India.”, Pharmexcil.
The import of drugs and pharmaceuticals from India play an important role in the 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 the aegis of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, for the 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.