There are few pharmaceutical companies in Bahrain, a country in the Persian gulf. The economy of the country is heavily reliant on oil and gas industry and import most of its medicines. The size of the pharma market in 2019 is $465 million, while expenditure is 284 million, one of the highest in the region.
Patented medicine control a higher percentage of the drug market than generic medicines. Foreign multinational pharma companies such as Roche, Merck and Co, Pfizer, Astrazeneca, Sandoz, GlaxoSmithKline, and Bristol-Myers Squibb, and the UAE based Julphar dominate the market. They do not have local manufacturing plants in Bahrain but operate through regional distribution offices mostly located in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Bahrain imports most of its pharmaceutical products from Switzerland, Ireland, France, Germany, the US and India.
There are two local manufacturing pharmaceutical companies in Bahrain – Gulf Biotech, and Bahrain Pharma. Biotech. Bahrain Pharma manufactures syrups, capsules and soft gels while Golf Biotech manufactures sterile products such as vials, ampoules, and prefilled syringes.
In December 2012, the NHRA’s Pharmaceutical Products Regulation Department was established to handle functions, such as inspecting pharmaceutical factories, regulatory functions, licensing of pharmaceutical companies in Bahrain.
Major drug expenditure on medication in Bahrain is prescription drugs, with emphasis on novel cardiovascular drugs, drugs for respiratory conditions, diabetes. The Kingdom of Bahrain has a high prevalence of diabetes with 14.7% of the adult population facing the condition. Also, cardiovascular diseases result in 30% of deaths in the country.
Pharmaceutical Companies in Bahrain
Bahrain International Investment Park (BIIP):
Plot HD-G15، Al Hidd
(973) 1610 0600
Cytovive Medical co
Office 24, Bldg 548, R 4415, Blk 244.
Tel: +973 17-268-900
Green International Medical
Villa 4 , Compound 1006 Road 3221, Block 332,
Zinj Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: +973 17246653
Fax +973 17323430
Plot HD-R 5, Road:1521, Block 115, Hidd, Bahrain
Phone: +973 1311 0099
Pharmaceutical Distributors in Bahrain
Road 2835, Block 328
+973 1723 3544
Alhamer Trading Est.
1st Floor, Office No.11, Manama.
P.O. Box 752
Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tel: (+973) 17 213443/332
Fax: (+973) 17 213121
Anbu Pharmacy Group
HO:172, Exhibition Avenue
Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: +973 17252124
P.O. Box: 403, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: +973 1726 4088
Fax: +973 1726 4099
Behzad Medical Est. W.L.L.
Head Office Address: Shop No. 2604, Road No. 855,
Block 608, Sitra Wadyan, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Postal Address: P.O. Box 232.
Tel : 00973 -17730901, 00973-17731427
E-mail : email@example.com
Gulf Corporation for Technology
Building 2038, Road 4156,
Block 341, Juffair,
P.O. Box 2576, Bahrain.
Office: +973 17 239 399
Fax: +973 17 232 230
Hamad Town Pharmacy Group
Block 428 Road 2830 Building 2304 6th Floor Seef, 428
Tel: +973 17 550 056
Fax: +973 17 532 056
Life Care Group of Pharmacies
+973 1700 9294
Maskati Group for Trading & Medical Supplies W.L.L.
P.O. Box 1110
Kingdom of Bahrain
Telephone: (973) 17 226116
Fax: (973) 17 227117
B63 Abdulrahman Jassim Kanoo Avenue
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Rd No 6227, Bilad Al Qadeem, Karzakan, Buri, Bahrain
+97339902993, +97338444330, +97338870098
Wael Pharmacy Co. W.L.L.
Building 806, Road 3315, Block 333,
Umm Al Hassam Area,
P.O. Box: 648, Bahrain
Tel: +973 1737 7000
Yousuf Mahmood Husain W.L.L
Building 252، Rd 410, Salmabad
Po Box 23,Manama ,Kingdom Of Bahrain
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