Kenya is host from Wednesday the two-day Africa Pharmaceutical Summit Starting which will run under the theme “Building competitiveness and enhancing markets” to reflect the centrality of building an efficient ecosystem critical for the pharmaceutical industry and market to thrive.

The objective of the Africa Pharmacy Congress and networking event is to support pharmacists in their life-long learning and continuing professional development.

The Principal Secretary at the Ministry of Health, Dr Nicholas Muraguri, will be the chief guest and keynote opening speaker on Thursday.

More than 50 international speakers from science, industry and policy are expected at the summit and 70 exhibitors are showcasing an array of innovations from the cutting-edge fields of pharmaceuticals, bio-technology and life sciences.

The exhibition and high-calibre summit programme presents an excellent opportunity to showcase products and services, discuss cooperation and business models, and catch up with the latest industry know-how.

Focus topics include growth opportunities and evolving market dynamics; Enhancing East Africa’s Pharma Competency in A Global Marketplace; Technology adoption in, and driving investment into, the pharma sector; and Bringing innovation to patients: reducing access barriers to critical therapy among others.

Source: KBC