Pharmaceutical Association of Malaysia (PhAMA)

Last updated: 13.02.2014

Address: C-37-3, Block C, Jaya One, 72A, Jalan Universiti 46200 Petaling Jaya,Malaysia

Tel: 03-7960 8322/23

Web: http://www.phama.org.my/

Company description

The Pharmaceutical Association of Malaysia (PhAMA) was registered in 1972. Today, the Association represents the interests of 46 member companies and 3 associate members. Members of the Association consist of importers, distributors and manufacturers of medicines and covers both local concerns and multinational corporations. The Board of directors consists of thirteen members, namely the President, 2 Vice Presidents, an Immediate Past-President and 9 Board Directors.

The Association is affiliated to the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Association (IFPMA) and also World Self-Medication Industry (WSMI). IFPMA members are companies manufacturing and marketing ethical products while members of the WSMI are those manufacturing and marketing Over-The-Counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals products. Both bodies are non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and are affiliated to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Obectives:

Promoting timely access to quality and innovative medicines
Encouraging research and development of pharmaceutical products in Malaysia
Forming strategic health partnership with key stakeholders for the advancement of public health
Empowering consumers for safe and responsible self-medication
Promoting industries values and contribution to the nation
Upgrading the skills and knowledge of industry’s human resource
Ensuring the ethical promotion of medicines in compliance with local laws and a set of marketing practices

Products and services

Representations at various level of Government meetings and as the mouthpiece for the pharmaceutical industry
Dissemination channel for various Government policies and circulars
Monthly Telefax Turnover Survey
Yearly Remuneration Survey
Bi-yearly Distance Learning Programme

Interviews

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