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Department of Health and PHEF celebrate investment in human resources

May 1, 2019

The South African National Department of Health (NDoH) and the Public Health Enhancement Fund (PHEF) celebrated their investment in human resources for health in honour of the late Prof Bongani Mayosi on 30 April 2019. The public and private healthcare sector leaders and professionals converged in honour of post-graduate and medical doctors from various healthcare…

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Aspen approved for secondary listing on A2X

March 25, 2019

Johannesburg – JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (APN), a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets with effect from 1 April 2019. Stephen Saad, Aspen Group Chief Executive said, “We continually strive to identify ways to increase value for our shareholders and the complementary A2X…

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Aspen’s encouraging Emerging Market growth

March 8, 2019

Johannesburg – JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (APN), a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, has announced interim financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2018 in line with management’s expectations. Stephen Saad, Aspen Group Chief Executive said, “Revenue increases from Anaesthetics in China and Latin America of 6% and 22% respectively…

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Aspen launches novel ARV Combination: Set to further improve treatment options

November 26, 2018

Johannesburg: Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa’s leading JSE-listed pharmaceutical company, is pleased to announce the launch of EmdoltenTM, a Dolutegravir-based triple combination anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment option. EmdoltenTM, a once a day triple combination tablet therapy in the form of Dolutegravir, Lamivudine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate, is positioned to become a preferred first line ARV and will…

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Aspen’s participation in the 2018 Investment Conference

October 26, 2018

Sandton – Aspen welcomes President Ramaphosa’s inaugural Investment Conference, aimed at positioning South Africa as a preferred investment destination and at establishing a more predictable and stable investment environment in our country. Amongst other initiatives, this includes facilitating the ease of doing business and reducing unnecessary regulatory burden in the South African pharmaceutical sector. These…

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Aspen supports the World Thrombosis Day campaign

October 12, 2018

Aspen remains committed to the World Thrombosis Day campaign to raise awareness of thrombosis as an urgent and growing public health problem. PARIS, FRANCE – Aspen has reinforced its commitment to fight thrombosis worldwide through its long-standing partnership with the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) World Thrombosis Day (WTD) campaign. This initiative aims to…

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Aspen’s revenue increases to R42.6 billion

September 13, 2018

Johannesburg – JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (APN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, has announced today, in conjunction with the announcement of its annual results for the year ended 30 June 2018, that it has concluded an agreement to divest of its global Nutritional Business to the Lactalis Group. Download (PDF 183KB)

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Aspen meets with French Prime Minister Philippe and members of his cabinet

July 23, 2018

Aspen was one of the few companies invited by French Prime Minister Edward Philippe to attend the Health Industry Strategic Meeting on 9 July 2018 at the Matignon, Paris – the official office of the Prime Minister. Represented by Stavros Nicolaou and Fabrice Jover, Aspen had an opportunity to hold brief discussions with Prime Minister…

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Aspen’s continued commitment to Mandela Day

July 16, 2018

Johannesburg – JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (APN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, is, for the eighth consecutive year, participating in Mandela Day through activities hosted by its businesses spanning 6 continents. Stephen Saad, Aspen Group Chief Executive said, “We heeded the Mandela Day call for the first time in 2011 and we…

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Realising Joost’s dream for MND care

July 6, 2018

Through public private partnership the Gauteng Department of Health and Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH) gave recognition to their Motor Neuron Disease (MND) clinic as a center of excellence to intensify its health care services. This is in response to a  desperate need to offer special care to patients who are suffering from this…

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