Central Medical Stores
Compound New England Ville Freetown 15 February 2022. The leadership of
Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone has played host to HARCO Pharmaceuticals which
is considered to be the largest Egyptian Pharmaceutical products manufacturing
Stating the motives of
their visit the Corporate Market Access Director Shady Murad said they
aspire to cooperate with Sierra Leone in detecting generic ailments including
hepatitis B and C in patients and treating infected cases. He added that they
were also ready to supply the Government and private sectors in Sierra Leone with
medical products for affordable prices.
"Our company is
the largest manufacturer of pharmaceutical products in the MENA region
which focuses on research formulation manufacturing and commercialization of
pharmaceutical products. We export our products to about 50 and more
countries " he explained.
In response the
Acting Registrar of PBSL Dr James P. Komeh welcomed the Egyptian investors
led by the Sierra Leone Ambassador to Egypt Dr. Sadiq Silla. He thanked them
for choosing Sierra Leone to be amongst the countries to which their products
will be exported adding that the cooperation would be a step towards
achieving the Government's dream of giving its citizen access to quality
Komeh informed the entourage that PBSL has some regulatory mandates to follow
before medical products are allowed to be circulated into the market. Among
other things he said all products should be tested and certified by PBSL and
that the investors should have a local pharmacist that would serve as
intermediary between them and the Agency.
He assured that his
management team will go through the document that contains the list of
products that the investors want to import into Sierra Leone and get back to
them within the shortest possible time.
He ended by
reiterating his gratitude for the visit and optimized for a fruitful
partnership between the investors and the health sector in Sierra Leone.
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