Afrik Pharmaceuticals Plc
Afrik Pharmaceuticals Plc is a leading indigenous pharmaceutical company borne out of the previous identity, Afrik Enterprise Nigeria Limited. Incorporated in Nigeria on 30th November, 1972, Afrik Pharmaceuticals Limited specialized in manufacture, marketing and distribution of large volume parenteral solutions/ infusions packaged in non-toxic soft medical grade bags.
Afrik Enterprise Nigeria Limited on August, 1990 changed its name to Afrik Pharmaceuticals Limited. The company in December, 1990 became a public limited company and was later granted a listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
With many years of manufacturing quality pharmaceutical products and offering quality services in the industry, Afrik Pharmaceuticals Limited is dedicated with competent work force to always make available and affordable at all times quality locally manufactured drugs products that meet both national and international standards. The company has strong and dynamic board of directors with outstanding talent. The company’s key executives that give efficient and effective management to the daily running of the company include:
- Chief (Dr) J. Okafor Duru (Chairman/MD)
- Mrs. Atinuke Ogundipe (Director)
- Mrs. Ann Oqwuma (Director)
- Chief A.E. Ukiwe (Director)
- Dr. Steve Ude (Director)
Products and Services
Afrik Pharmaceuticals Limited has a wide range of pharmaceutical products which encompasses various parenteral formulations. Some of the company’s popular products include intravenous solutions /infusions, Chloroquine injection to mention but a few. With an installed capacity of over 396,000 litres annually as at 2014, the company has proposed a 300 per cent increase within the next 12 months, equivalent to 1.2 million litres of intravenous parenteral preparation yearly. The company is also set to increase in its market share by opening a new range of medical products.
In addition to providing dependable high quality drug products to medical professionals and patients in various communities in Nigeria and beyond, Afrik Pharmaceuticals Plc have also contributed immensely to the economic growth of the nation. With the company’s success as one of the leading indigenous producer of intravenous solutions, responsibility arises towards its environs, the society in which it operates. The company is in continuing commitment by business to improving the quality of life of its vibrant workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society where such company operates.
Address: 1, Afrik Road, Awo-Omamma, Owerri, Orlu east L.G.A, Imo State, Nigeria.
Phone Number: +234 83 501089
You May Also Like:
The processing of drug with excipients can be achieved without any need of granulation and related unit operations. By simply mixing in a blender, formulation ingredients can ...Read More
Granulation is an important unit operation in which fine powder particles are made to adhere to form larger agglomerates called granules. The process is designed to improve ...Read More
Dry granulation also referred to as precompression or double compression is a size enlargement process designed to improve the flow and compression characteristics of powders that would ...Read More
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is a Nigerian government agency that is fully empowered to regulate and control the manufacture, importation, ...Read More
The pharma industry traces its root from two sources; the first of these were local apothecaries that expanded from their traditional role of distributing botanical drugs such ...Read More
Granulation is a unit operation in which small powder particles are gathered together to form agglomerates called granules. To achieve cohesion between the powders, it is necessary ...Read More
Just as it is in other parts of the world, the history of pharmacy in Nigeria is old, though largely unrecorded. Medical knowledge was largely kept by ...Read More
Pharmacy refers to the health care related profession that deals with both the fields of health science as well as chemistry. It is defined as the profession ...Read More
Many a time I have seen young sales persons get frustrated on the job due to the increasing gap between the expected and reality in relation to ...Read More
From my experience, sourcing for the right pharmaceutical machines in China can be an overwhelming task. Many companies lose thousands of dollars when importing pharmaceutical machines. This ...Read More
The design and manufacture of pharmaceutical tablets is a complex multi-stage process whereby formulation scientists insure that the correct amount of drug substance in the right form ...Read More
A Fake drug is a drug product which is not what it purports to be. It is any drug product which is formulated or made to appear ...Read More
Drug products usually contain inactive, non-medicinal substances other than the therapeutic agent(s). These substances are called excipients, and they are intentionally included in a drug product to ...Read More
Tablets are solid dose pharmaceutical preparation containing drug substances usually prepared with the aid of suitable pharmaceutical excipients. They may vary in size, shape, weight, hardness, thickness, ...Read More
Dosage forms are believed to be as old as man himself, though doubts about the “measures” used by early man in quantifying these formulations never ceased to ...Read More
Pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria have come a long way despite the various challenges facing the pharmaceutical sector. These companies are up against several constraints, including challenges posed ...Read More
Finance is one of the major pillars of any organisation and an essential ingredient to a successful business. Nowadays, a finance department has a broad range of ...Read More
Owing to the numerous consequences of fake drug products, various methods have been devised for testing counterfeit drugs. The principal requirement for these methods is to identify ...Read More