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AfricaBio, has the pleasure of announcing that the inaugural BIO Africa Convention will be opened by SA Minister of Science and Technology, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane. AfricaBio is an independent non-profit stakeholders’ association, that represent stakeholders in the biotechnology sector throughout Africa, and promote the use...

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Recently appointed the CEO of IPASA, the Innovative Pharmaceutical Association of South Africa; Konji has over 25 years’ experience in the Public and Private sector. She is a Medical Practitioner by training, with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the North (now...

Official MC for the IPASA Innovative Medicines Summit 2016 McLean Sibanda is an engineer and patent attorney. He has recently been appointed for a second term as the Chief Executive Officer of The Innovation Hub, a leading African Science Park. He has extensive experience in intellectual...

Innovative Reimbursement Dr Jonathan Broomberg is Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Health, South Africa's largest health insurer, which manages 19 health funds, comprising over 3.3 million members. Jonathan studied medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and then read PPE at Balliol College as a...

The Global Trend Towards Personalized Medicine Michael serves as Research Director for the IMS Institute. He writes and speaks regularly on key health care topics related to the current and future place of biopharmaceuticals in healthcare. He brings a deep understanding of complex data sources and...

Opening Remarks Dr Timmy Kedijang is the current President of IPASA since 2014.  Dr Kedijang is a Medical Doctor by qualification, having graduated with a Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery (MBchB) from University of KwaZulu Natal.  Additionally he holds a Master’s of Science in Clinical Pharmacology...

Issued by IPASA   Johannesburg, 1 September 2016: South Africa has ambitions to become a world leader in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, based on its indigenous knowledge and expanding science base, said Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor, speaking at the inaugural IPASA (Innovative Pharmaceutical Association South...