Equatorial Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies Business
Equatorial Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies Business (EPB) is a specialized business unit that focus on importing and distribution of quality, safe and efficacious pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Today EPB is one of the leading businesses in EBG that import market prescription Drugs, branded Over the counter (OTC), medical equipment and supplies. It imports its products from internationally reputable companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, MSD, Sanofi, Novartis, Jamjoom, Julphar, Spengler, Ferring, Med Trust, Venus, Meril etc. EPB’s globally leading and innovative suppliers enabled many patients to get Food and Drug Authority of USA (FDA) and European Union (EU) approved latest live-saving products. During the past twenty years, EPB has conducted registrations for large number of new products with Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (FMHACA) and imported a multitude of health related products. As a result, EPB’s products range has reached more than 280 products, many of which are leaders in their respective therapeutic area: antibiotics, Vaccines, dialysis, Ophthalmic, Anti Retroviral treatment (ART), Anti-cancer, Cardiovascular, Respiratory system, Dermatologic and Diabetics (hypoglycemic) products.
EPB distributes its products to hospitals, community pharmacies and drug shops, Specialty centers, wholesalers and other pertinent health institutions to make its products accessible to patients. In addition to the head quarter distribution center, it has four distribution branches in Addis Ababa around Megenagna, Ayat, Lafto and Lebu. This branch has a high visibility and ease of access. It is designed to serve customers that are found in central and eastern part of Addis Ababa efficiently.