SAGMA Strategic Intent

To make Africa a competitor in the global pharmaceutical industry

Vision of SAGMA

To create a vibrant and self sustaining generic pharmaceutical manufacturing industry in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)

Mission of SAGMA

To achieve self-sufficiency and reliability in the local production and provision of affordable quality generic medicines in SADC.

Southern African Generic Medicines Association

The Southern African Generic Medicines Association, represents the interests of generic pharmaceutical manufacturers and wholesalers in the Southern African Development Community’s. The Association was formed on 3 December 2009 and officially launched on 4 April 2011. One of the major challenges confronting the public health system in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is the non availability of the affordable essential quality generic medicines. Less than 50% of the population have access to essential medicines. More than 65% of all essential drugs used in the region are imported. Through SAGMA, the industry plans to contribute towards ensuring that the people in the SADC region have access to efficacious, affordable medicines

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International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (IGBA)

NAPM a proud member of SAGMA is the current chair of the IGBA. IGBA has become a new member of and joined the International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) following a positive vote of the General Assembly in June 15, 2016.

African Union Heads of State make a major policy decision to improve medicines regulation and access to lifesaving medical products

Africa has taken a major step in accelerating access to the needed safe, efficacious and quality medicines for the treatment of priority diseases by adopting the African Union Model Law on Medical Product Regulation.
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Supported by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)