Covering the key regions of Algeria, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and French-speaking Africa
23-24 Mar 2020
GBP 1,499 1,299 *
EUR 2,099 1,819 *
USD 2,338 2,026 *
* When you book before 14 Feb
The value of the African pharmaceutical market is increasing and growth is expected to continue at a rapid pace. There are a number of distinct markets within the region, each with their own economic and regulatory characteristics. This event will explore the key areas of African regulatory affairs, including the new SAHPRA guidelines in South Africa, and will focus on practical aspects to assist with your regulatory activities. The expert speakers will share their knowledge of working in the region and the programme will include interactive discussion sessions to enable you to share experiences with other delegates.
Benefits of attending:
Participants will receive a course material folder containing comprehensive documentation provided by the speakers, which will be a valuable source of reference for the future.
This event will be of particular interest to all those who need to learn about successful marketing authorisation applications and regulatory compliance in key African areas. It will be useful as both an introductory and a refresher course on recent developments.
Covering the key regions of Algeria, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and French-speaking AfricaEach regional presentation will cover:
Recent developments in South Africa
Harmonisation initiatives within Africa
Final discussion session
Salma Ismail is CEO of Twinz, Regulatory Affairs Pharmacist Consultants based in South Africa.Her responsibilities are to evaluate and understand legislation so as to ensure practical implementation within the pharmaceutical industry.Salma’s experience covers many countries within the SADC region, with particular attention to NCE submission, generic submissions and Biologicals. Her expertise lies in Regulatory Affairs including Legislation, Technical issues, Marketing Regulations and Training. Salma is an executive member of SAPRAA (SOUTH African association of pharmacists in regulatory affairs) as well as and executive member of HPASA (Health products association of South Africa).She is also involved in academia by lecturing on relevant pharmaceutical regulatory matters in Universities in South Africa.
Makram Nehme is a Regional Regulatory Consultant having relevant experience with multiple multinationals including Parexel international, based in Lebanon. He has more than 10 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry and is a Regulatory Expert covering the Middle East and North African markets. His experience includes negotiations with the Ministry of Health and Drug Agencies in the region, as well as training of key personnel and he has a proven record in regulatory submissions, analysis, product pricing and reimbursement across the MENA region.
Helene is Regulatory Affairs Manager – International RA, Emerging Marketing for Gilead Sciences in Cambridge, where she is the North Africa Regional Lead and responsible for several markets in Sub-Saharan Africa Pacific for HIV, HBC, HCV and Visceral Leishmaniasis portfolios. She has worked in Regulatory Affairs in emerging markets for the past 8 years, previously working for Sanofi in both Paris and Casablanca. She gained a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Paris Saclay.