Full List of Pharmaceutical Companies in Namibia

The Pharmacy Council of Namibia determines the scope of practice, and set the standards and minimum requirements for pharmacy education and practice, regulation of pharmaceutical companies in Namibia, and also wholesalers, distributors, and retailers of pharmaceuticals.

The regulation of all health related practice and industry is a function of Health Professions Councils of Namibia (HPCNA). The Pharmacy Council of Namibia is under the HPCNA, and they regulate pharmacy through the Pharmacy Act 2004. The University of Namibia is the only university in Namibia offering a pharmacy degree.

An initiative, called ZAZIBONA, is a collaboration between medical regulatory authorities of Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It is also helping members of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to collaborate in registration of drug products through the Southern African Development Community Medicines Regulatory Harmonization (SADC-MRH) initiative. The active members of the ZAZIBONA are South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique.

Any pharmaceutical company that registers their pharmaceutical products in at least two of the members states of the ZAZIBONA is eligible to market its products in the remaining listed countries. This will reduce the problem of awaiting years to register a product in different countries. Some multinationals like Sandoz, Fresenius Kabi also use the method.

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Pharmaceutical Companies in Namibia

There are a limited number of pharmaceutical companies in Namibia. The country of about 2.5 million people depends mostly on imported drugs from pharmaceutical companies in neighbours such as South Africa, Kenya, other African countries, Europe and America.

Manufacturing companies in Namibia must receive the GMP licence from the Namibian Medicines Regulatory Council (NMRC).

Due to the lack of Quality Control laboratory, most local pharmaceutical manufacturers in Namibia send their Pharmaceutical Finished Products to their neighbour, South Africa, for quality assurance testing.

Here is the list of the few indigenous pharmaceutical manufacturers in Namibia:

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Doré Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd

10 Gold Street, Prosperita Industrial Park, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 249 107

Africure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Unit 8, Epic Park, Gold Street, Prosperita, Windhoek, Namibia
Soumit Ghosh +267 76653056

Commodity Exchange Namibia (Comex)

10 Gold Street, Windhoek, Namibia +264 61 249 107
Products: Medical equipment such Latex Condom

Fabupharm (Pty) Ltd.

Van Eck St, Otjiwarongo, Namibia
Tel: +264 67 302069 Fax: +264 67 303562
Products: Cream, ointments, syrup

Pharmaceutical Distributor in Namibia


6 Copper Street, Prosperita, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 296 5900

NamPharm (Pty) L td

12 Gold Street Prosperita, Windhoek Namibia
PO Box 5192 Ausspannplatz, Windhoek, Namibia
+264-61-284 9000

Geka Pharma

C3CJ+V4F, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 292 6000

Medicine World Pharmacy Maerua

2nd Phase New Maerua Mall, Shop 60, Centaurus Road, Maerua Park, Windhoek
P.O. Box 97110 Maerua Park, Windhoek, Namibia
Tel: 061-301366 Fax: 061-301369
Email: windhoek@medicineworld.biz

Pan-African Sales (CIC PTY Ltd)

Postal Addr.: PO Box 98, Windhoek, Namibia
Tel : +264 61 285 5800 / Fax : +264 61 285 5879

Hillcrest Medical Group PTY Ltd

496 Dante Street, Prosperita, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 (0)85 222 3468 | +264 (0)61 401552

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