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Ghana Pharma Summit/Exhibition Awards slated for June 21

BY: Daily Graphic
Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu — Chairman, 2019 Ghana Pharma Summit/Exhibition
Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu — Chairman, 2019 Ghana Pharma Summit/Exhibition

The Pharmacy Council, in partnership with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers of Ghana, Graphic Business and Globe Productions, is set to organise the second edition of the Ghana Pharma Summit, Exhibition and Awards on June 21, 2019.

This follows the successful execution of the maiden edition which brought together almost all stakeholders across the industry, led by the minister of health as the guest of honour and the Vice President of Ghana as the Keynote speaker.

This year’s summit will be under the Chairmanship of the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr Nuhu Sharubutu, as part of his 100th year Anniversary celebration and will focus on “practical solutions to ending the drug abuse menace in the society.

The exhibition will also provide the platform for over 30 companies to showcase their product and services to over 2,000 patrons within the country.

In order to provide exhibitors with the utmost exposure, exhibits will be located at where both the awards night and summit activities will take place.

Recognising excellence

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The organisers, in a press release copied to the Daily Graphic, said the second edition of the Ghana Pharma Awards would recognise excellence and provide recognition throughout the entire supply chain in the pharmaceutical industry.

The release noted that the awards would celebrate thinkers, creators, strong advocates and companies that are committed to driving academia and the industry forward.

“This event showcases, on a national scale, the excellence and innovation within the sector,” it said.

Nominations are now opened

The award categories,  according to the release, include Excellence in pharma: formulation, Excellence in pharma: analysis, testing, and quality control, Excellence in pharma: packaging, best supplier and distributor, Excellence in pharma: contract services and outsourcing, and Excellence in pharma: regulatory procedures and compliance.

Others include Excellence in corporate social responsibility, CEO of the year, Company of the year, Product of the year, Life time achievement award, Sustainability initiative of the year, Personality of the year, Retailer of the year, Entrepreneur of the year, Export of the Year, Excellence in pharma: OTC, Excellence in patient centricity awards, Manufacturing company of the year, Customer service award, and Excellence in HSEQ award.

The rest are Excellence in corporate social responsibility, Promising Company of the Year, Promising CEO of the Year, Promising Entrepreneur of the Year, Excellence in innovation and technology, Brand of the year, Herbal company of the year, Promising herbal company of the year, Herbal product of the year, Insurance provider of the year, Financial service provider of the year, Logistics service provider of the year, and Consultancy service of the year.