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May 24, 2013
Pharmaceutical companies in South Africa are granted patents, and thus a monopoly on the local market, to incentivise research and development (R&D) within the pharmaceutical field, and not to hike prices, as many people believe, says patent law firm Spoor & Fisher....
May 26, 2006
Across an array of consumer industries in South Africa, the drive to secure the shortest route from the supplier to the market has become increasinglyurgent. The pharmaceutical industry is no different. However, given the precious nature of the cargo, theintegrity...
Dec 11, 2003
South Africa moved a step closer to bringing desperately needed Aids treatment to millions of its poor yesterday, after two drug giants said they would allow more cheap generic versions of patented drugs to be made.
Aug 07, 2003
South Africa's Aspen Pharmacare will launch what it said was the continent's first locally made anti-retroviral for HIV/AIDS, a major breakthrough in Africa's fight against the pandemic.
Oct 15, 2002
The South African arm of drugs giant Boehringer Ingelheim said today it had granted a licence to a South African pharmaceutical firm to allow it to produce, distribute and sell the antiretroviral drug nevirapine.