Too Many Imports, Now Tanzania Wants Locally Made Medicine
Tanzania government has asked for investments in its pharmaceutical industries in an effort to cut down the cost of importing drugs. The country imports 96% of medicines and medical equipment used in government and private hospitals, the drugs cost the Medical Stores Department (MSD) an average of U.S.$104 million each year.
East African, 14 May 2018
Tanzania is seeking local and foreign investors to inject capital into its pharmaceutical industries, with the aim of cutting down the cost of importing medicines. Read more »
Drugs (file photo).
Tanzania: Is Drug Sector Ready for Rebirth?
Citizen, 4 April 2018
There were years of glory for Tanzania's pharmaceutical industry, but now the future of the sector is still unpredictable, experts have explained to The Citizen. Read more »
Citizen, 5 April 2018
Mr Madabida, your firm, TPI, has recently come up with grand plans to revive its business after years of ups and downs. What has motivated you? Read more »
Tanzania: Huge Health Sector Milestone
Daily News, 4 May 2018
TANZANIANS will now be registered for the Community Health Fund (CHF) at the village level, reducing unnecessary bureaucracy to register at health centres, thanks to the ongoing… Read more »
Citizen, 12 April 2018
Investors have been urged to tap into opportunities in the health sector. Read more »
Daily News, 5 April 2018
SOME 38 investors have expressed interest in the local pharmaceutical industry to help the country meet the demand for medicines and medical supplies.Some of the investors include… Read more »