Pharmanova Ltd is one of the oldest companies in Malawi operational for over 40 years and is manufacturing almost 50 OTC and ethical medicines. Some of these medicines are nationally known brands like Panado, Cafemol, Novaspirin, Hedax, Novafen, Novidar SP, Drews Liver Salt, Phipps Milk of Magnesia, Phipps Gripe Water, Stearns Cough Remedies etc. The company also manufactures skin care cosmetic creams like Hinds Pink cream, Camphor cream and repacks baby care range of products like baby bath, baby shampoo, baby powder, baby lotion, and baby oil. These products have a reputation for being affordable and of high quality and as a result many are household names.
Pharmanova Ltd. Malawi has a 3,350 square metre manufacturing facility built on a 1.18 hectare freehold site ideally situated at Chichiri, the industrial heart of Blantyre, Malawi. The Site comprises of a manufacturing plant for tablets, capsules, liquids-oral, dry powder in sachet form, cosmetic preparations, as well as fully equipped quality control laboratory, a spacious warehouse for raw materials, packaging materials and finished goods, a maintenance section, fleet workshop, administrative block, and a canteen.
The manufacturing plant has all the equipment required for its activities like Rapid mixer granulators, fluid bed dryers, compression machines, V-blenders, capsule filling and polishing machine, strip packing and blister packing machines etc. The Quality control laboratory is also equipped with sophisticated instruments like HPLC, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, IR spectrophotometer, Brookfield viscometer, Disintegration and Dissolution test apparatus etc. as per the standards of official compendia and regulatory bodies.
The company distributes its products to registered outlets such as Wholesalers, Pharmacies, Clinics, Hospitals and retail outlets through its dynamic sales team.
The facility is authorised to carry out its manufacturing activities by the Pharmacy, Medicines and Poisons Board of Malawi (PMPB). The organisation complies with the standards of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and is issued a certificate in this regard by PMPB.
The organisation is also certified to produce and market its cosmetics and Baby care range of products by the Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS).
Our mission is to be the leading developer and marketer of premium quality products at affordable prices in selected healthcare categories for the benefit of our customers, employees and share owners around the world.
ADDRESS: Blantyre, Malawi