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Posted on February 16, 2024

The UbiPharm Foundation is providing the community of Adétikopé, Togo, with a water fountain, the renovation of a school building and latrines.

On Wednesday 31 January 2024, the UbiPharm Foundation once again demonstrated its commitment to improving the living conditions of people, particularly children, in Togo, 
At a ceremony held at the Sainte Marie de Wodénoukopé primary school and the Adoglové secondary school, the UbiPharm Foundation officially handed over to the educational community a number of items, including a newly installed mixed water fountain, a renovated school building and new latrines. The entire project was funded by the UbiPharm Foundation to the tune of just over 24,000,000 FCFA.
Several distinguished guests were present at the inauguration ceremony, and unveiled the plaques, including: the Director of Diocesan Education, the Director of Secondary Education, the Mayor of the Commune of Agoè Nyivé 6, traditional authorities, the President of the Togolese Order of Pharmacists, the Vice-President of the UbiPharm Foundation, and the President of the Board of Directors of UbiPharm Togo. They were joined by several pharmacists from the region and executives from UbiPharm Group companies. 

During the ceremony, Mrs Émilie DOVI-AKUE, explained: "The projects go beyond their immediate usefulness. They symbolise our belief that all children deserve a healthy, safe and stimulating learning environment. Access to drinking water and adequate sanitation is a fundamental right that allows children to focus on what is essential: their education, their development and their future."
In addition to the school building renovation project and the construction of the 6 latrines, since 2016 Fondation UbiPharm has inaugurated 15 fountains in ten prefectures of Togo, demonstrating its commitment to equitable access to drinking water.
Fondation UbiPharm is grateful to the authorities and teaching staff for their commitment to transforming places of learning into sanctuaries of knowledge and success.

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Posted on November 24, 2023

The UbiPharm group announces the appointment of its General Secretary, Mr Marc KOUAMÉ

Following a decision by its Board of Directors, the UbiPharm Group, a pan-African expert in logistics and the pharmaceutical supply chain in Africa and the French overseas departments and territories, announces the appointment of Mr Marc KOUAMÉ to the position of Group General Secretary with effect from 8 November 2023. This is a new position within the company.

A graduate in Business Law from the Faculty of Law in Abidjan, Mr Marc KOUAMÉ joined the UbiPharm Group’s ecosystem in 1999. Over the years, he has held several other positions, including that of Executive Secretary of the UbiPharm Foundation. Marc KOUAMÉ became a member of the AMP 2014 class of the MDE Business School Executive Programme.

The appointment of Mr KOUAMÉ as General Secretary of the UbiPharm Group is a testimony to his 24 years of investment and contribution to bringing healthcare to people in Africa and the French overseas departments and territories, proving his commitment and reliability. 

Reporting to the Chairman of the Board of Directorsthe General Secretary of the UbiPharm Group is responsible for:

  • the smooth running and coordination of departments;
  • identifying and anticipating future challenges to build a rapid and effective institutional response capability;
  • ensuring that companies comply with their legal obligations and that internal processes comply with the procedures, standards, and legislation in place;
  • and ensuring compliance with non-financial obligations.

The UbiPharm Group warmly congratulates Mr Marc KOUAMÉ on his appointment and wishes him every success in his new role. 

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Posted on October 16, 2023

MultiPhar-UbiPharm Rwanda continues to evolve with the change of its business name.

MultiPhar-UbiPharm Rwanda, pan-African expert in pharmaceutical logistics and supply chain in Rwanda, announces the change of its business name MultiPhar-UbiPharm Rwanda LTD to UbiPharm Rwanda LTD.

The goal of this name change is to better reflect the company’s vision and innovation strategy. By opting for the name “UbiPharm Rwanda”, the company demonstrates his desire to join the UbiPharm group’s ideal and vision of unity, as well as its desire to be the human partner of the pharmaceutical sector. It is also its intent to reconcile the subsidiary’s history and future with the UbiPharm group.

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Posted on September 1, 2023

Mobility of General Managers of subsidiaries Benin, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Mali and Togo from UbiPharm

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Posted on August 15, 2023

Changement in management in Mayotte - Dr Arnaud CHEFDEVILLE steps down as Managing Director and is succeeded by Dr Yacine KHORSI.

UbiPharm Mayotte, a pharmaceutical wholesaler-distributor and pharmaceutical depository, as well as an expert in logistics and the pharmaceutical supply chain in Mayotte, announces the departure of its Managing Director Dr Arnaud CHEFDEVILLE. Dr Yacine KHORSI succeeded him as Managing Director since August 15, 2023.

Dr Arnaud CHEFDEVILLE, an experienced pharmacist trained at the University of Rouen and the University of Limoge in France, joined the UbiPharm Group in 2019. He held the positions of Pharmacist in charge in French Guiana and Guadeloupe, before becoming Managing Director of UbiPharm Mayotte in 2020.

UbiPharm Mayotte and the UbiPharm Group warmly thank Dr Arnaud CHEFDEVILLE for his years of loyal service and wish him every success in his future endeavours.

Dr Yacine KHORSI, a pharmacist trained at the University of Limoges, has taken over from him. He joins the UbiPharm team with extensive knowledge of pharmacies and the pharmaceutical sector.

UbiPharm Mayotte and the UbiPharm group wish him every success in his new role.

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Posted on August 4, 2023

Change of management Dr Pétanguy Isaack COULIBALY becomes Managing Director of UbiPharm Côte d'Ivoire

UbiPharm Côte d'Ivoire, the pan-African pharmaceutical logistics and supply chain expert founded in Côte d'Ivoire, announces the departure of its Managing Director Dr Olivier BLÉ. He will be succeeded by Dr Isaak Pétanguy, effective August 1, 2023.

Dr Pétanguy Isaack COULIBALY, a pharmacist trained at the UFR des Sciences Pharmaceutiques et Biologiques de l'Université de Cocody in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, joined the UbiPharm team in 2006 as Assistant Pharmacist, before becoming Agency Manager in several towns in Côte d'Ivoire, and Sales Manager. Dr COULIBALY then took up the reins as General Manager of UbiPharm Mali in 2018.

Dr Olivier BLÉ, with the UbiPharm Group for almost 27 years, had held the position of Managing Director of the Côte d'Ivoire subsidiary since 2013. Dr BLÉ has been appointed to a new position within the UbiPharm Group.

UbiPharm Côte d'Ivoire and the UbiPharm Group would like to thank Dr BLÉ for his years of service to the people of Côte d'Ivoire, and look forward to working with Dr COULIBALY. 

The companies wish him every success in his new role.

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Posted on July 4, 2023

Change of management Dr Franck AMANI becomes UbiPharm Burkina's Managing Director

UbiPharm Burkina, pan-African expert in pharmaceutical logistics and supply chain in Burkina Faso, announces the departure of its Managing Director Dr Malick DIARRA. Dr Franck Stéphane AMANI succeeds him as of July 1, 2023.

Dr Franck Stéphane AMANI, a pharmacist trained in Côte d’Ivoire and Togo, joined the UbiPharm team in 2014 as a sales Pharmacist, before becoming Sales Director in Lomé. Dr AMANI then took over UbiPharm Togo’s management of in 2019.

Dr Malick DIARRA has worked in the UbiPharm group for more than 17 years, where he held the position of Managing Director of the Burkinabe subsidiary since 2017. Dr DIARRA is appointed as UbiPharm Mali’s Managin Director.

UbiPharm Burkina thanks Dr DIARRA for these years of service in Burkina and is happy to collaborate with Dr AMANI. The UbiPharm group wishes him success in his new role.

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Posted on July 1, 2023

Change of management Dr Malick DIARRA becomes UbiPharm Mali’s Managing Director

UbiPharm Mali, the pan-African expert in pharmaceutical logistics and supply chain management in Mali, announces the departure of its Managing Director Dr Pétanguy Isaack COULIBALY. He will be succeeded by Dr Malick DIARRA, effective July 1, 2023.

Dr Malick DIARRA, a pharmacist trained at the University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, joined the UbiPharm team in 2006. Over the years, he progressed from Assistant Pharmacist in Burkina to Branch Manager in Congo in 2016. Dr DIARRA then took up the reins as General Manager of UbiPharm Burkina in 2017.

Dr Pétanguy Isaack COULIBALY, has been with the UbiPharm Group for almost 17 years, and has held the position of General Manager of the Malian subsidiary since 2018. Dr COULIBALY has been appointed to a new position within the UbiPharm group.

UbiPharm Mali thanks Dr COULIBALY for his leadership and looks forward to working with Dr DIARRA. 

The UbiPharm Group wishes him every success in his new position.

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Posted on July 1, 2023

Change of management Dr Isdine LAOUROU becomes UbiPharm Togo’s Managing Director

UbiPharm Togo, the pan-African expert in logistics and the pharmaceutical supply chain in Togo, announces the departure of its Managing Director Dr Franck Stéphane AMANI. He will be succeeded by Dr Isdine LAOUROU, effective July 1, 2023.

Dr Isdine LAOUROU, a pharmacist trained at the University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, joined the UbiPharm team in May 2009 as Assistant Pharmacist, before becoming Branch Manager in Brazzaville. Dr LAOUROU then took over as General Manager of UbiPharm Benin in 2019.

Dr Franck AMANI, with the UbiPharm group for nine years, held the position of Managing Director of the Togolese subsidiary since 2019. Dr Franck Stéphane AMANI has been appointed Managing Director of UbiPharm Burkina.

Mrs Émilie DOVI-AKUE, President of the Board of Directors of UbiPharm Togo, says: "I applaud the outgoing Managing Director, Dr AMANI. We all thank him for his skills, his dedication to his work, his vision as a manager and, above all, for his leadership over the past four years at the head of our company. We welcome Dr LAOUROU and have every confidence in him to ensure that the population continues to have access to healthcare."

The UbiPharm Group wishes him every success in his new role.

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Posted on July 1, 2023

Change of management Dr Moutcharaf MOUSTAPHA becomes UbiPharm Benin’s Managing Director

UbiPharm Benin, pan-African expert in pharmaceutical logistics and supply chain in Benin, announces the departure of its Managing Director Dr Isdine LAOUROU. Mr Moutcharaf MOUSTAPHA, Sales Director of the Beninese subsidiary, is promoted and succeeds him as Managing Director as of July 1, 2023.

Dr Isdine LAOUROU joined the UbiPharm Group in 2009. He held the positions of Assistant Pharmacist and Branch Manager, before becoming Managing Director of UbiPharm Benin in 2019. UbiPharm Benin thanks him for all the work accomplished over the past four years .

The relay is ensured by Dr Moutcharaf MOUSTAPHA, pharmacist trained at the UFR PHARMACIE of the University of Abomey Calavi (Benin), who joined the of UbiPharm Benin team seven years ago as Pharmacist Operations Manager, before becoming Sales Director.

 

The UbiPharm group wishes him success in his new role.

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Posted on March 16, 2023

In Good Hands by UbiPharm 2023: the event of the pharmaceutical supply chain specialist and what to remember

On Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 March 2023, the UbiPharm group was happy to meet up with pharmacists from the various countries in which it operates for the sold-out event In Good Hands by UbiPharm, at La Palmeraie in Paris 15th. More than 580 people from Africa, French overseas departments and territories, and France met for that event. 

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Posted on December 30, 2022

Appointments to the Boards of Directors of the UbiPharm companies

Le Grand-Quevilly, December 30, 2022


The Board of Directors of the UbiPharm Group has appointed on October 28, 2022, Mrs. NTSAME OBAME Solange as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors (PCA) of the company, replacing Mr. NDOUMOU OBAME Daniel. 


New PCA in Cameroon, Gabon and Niger
The subsidiaries UbiPharm Cameroon, UbiPharm Gabon, and UbiPharm Niger have appointed a new Chairman of the Board of Directors of their respective companies.
- Mr. KINGUE IBOHN Richard, PCA UbiPharm Cameroon, effective October 22, 2022
- Mrs. MAHAMANE Monique, CEO of UbiPharm Niger, effective September 24, 2022
- Ms. NTSAME OBAME Solange also becomes the new PCA of Gesca, the Group's audit and control subsidiary, and of UbiPharm Gabon.

The mandate of the new PCA is for a period of 2 years, in accordance with the rotating presidency mode in force within the UbiPharm Group. 

The UbiPharm group warmly thanks the outgoing chairmen for their leadership.


 

About the UbiPharm Group
Present in 15 African countries and 4 French overseas territories, UbiPharm promotes access to healthcare solutions. This supply chain expert integrates five business lines: wholesaler-distributor, distributor, logistician, promoter and distributor. With an innovative model based on 3,800 pharmacist-customer-shareholders and a high-performance and responsible distribution system, UbiPharm is proud to support healthcare players by creating close relationships that benefit everyone.
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Posted on October 27, 2022

The UbiPharm Foundation provides a solar panel borehole in the town of Obala, Cameroon

The UbiPharm Foundation is providing the town of Obala in Cameroon with a water drilling point. This donation is the first of a series of 10 donations of boreholes and drinking water fountains in the 10 regions of Cameroon.

On Thursday 27 October 2022, during an inauguration ceremony at the hospital in the commune of Obala, the UbiPharm Foundation donated a drinking water borehole, in the form of a public fountain, to the people of the locality of Obala, in the Centre region of Cameroon. This 95m deep solar water pumping system has a pumping capacity of about 40m3 per day and is equipped with a treatment system that guarantees the potability of the water without chemical treatment. 

The Obala water point will be managed by development committees, community initiatives. This donation is the first of a series of 10 donations of boreholes and drinking water fountains in the 10 regions of Cameroon, mainly in localities where access to water is compromised. All ten boreholes are financed by the UbiPharm Foundation to the tune of 70 million CFA francs.

During the ceremony, Mrs Juliette EGNANKOU, President of the UbiPharm Foundation, unveiled the inauguration plaques and officially handed over the keys of the borehole to the Prefect of the region, Mr Patrick SUMO KAMSU.

Mrs Juliette EGNANKOU, explains: "I am happy that we are gathered on this day to celebrate health and life.  This drilling system installed in the Obala district hospital will enable us to supply the surrounding populations. So we are celebrating water at hand. " 

Mr Patrick SUMO KAMSU, Prefect of Lékié, added: "It is our responsibility as a commune to put in place the necessary infrastructure for the distribution of water to our populations. With this donation of a borehole, the UbiPharm Foundation is supporting us in our efforts to make drinking water accessible to the inhabitants of Obala. We are grateful for that. "

This charitable initiative, sponsored by the UbiPharm Foundation, took place on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of UbiPharm Cameroon. 

More than 500 people attended the event including: officials from the Cameroon Ministry of Public Health, the Prefect of the Department of Lékié, the Sub-Prefect and the Mayor of the locality of Obala, the management of the Obala District Hospital, and traditional authorities, law enforcement agencies. They were also joined by the members of the Board of Directors of UbiPharm and the Advisory Board of UbiPharm Cameroon, as well as several executives of the company. The population of Obala was also present at this festive event.

 

About the UbiPharm Foundation

Based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the UbiPharm Foundation has been initiating numerous actions for the benefit of the most vulnerable populations since 2010. It embodies the social commitment of the UbiPharm group and its attachment to the values of sharing and solidarity. As a corporate citizen concerned with the health and well-being of the population, the UbiPharm Foundation does everything possible to improve the living conditions of the inhabitants. The UbiPharm Foundation carries out numerous actions focused on literacy, schooling, scientific research, access to drinking water, and support for local hospitals.

For more information, please visit: https://www.ubipharm.com/FondationUbiPharm

 

About the UbiPharm Group and UbiPharm Cameroon

Present in 15 African countries and 4 French overseas departments and territories, UbiPharm promotes access to healthcare solutions. This supply chain expert integrates five businesses: wholesaler-distributor, distributor, logistician, promoter and depository. With an innovative model based on 3,800 pharmacist-customer-shareholders and a high-performance and responsible distribution system, UbiPharm is proud to support healthcare players by creating close relationships that benefit everyone.

The eleventh in the lineage, under the name of UCPharm, UbiPharm Cameroon was created in 2002 by Cameroonian pharmacists who wanted to join the UbiPharm group. UCPharm, which became UbiPharm Cameroon in 2010, has continuously developed thanks to the participation of more than 370 local pharmacist-clients. It claims 800 pharmacist clients. UbiPharm Cameroon has 181 employees spread over three commercial agencies in Douala, Yaoundé and Ngaoundéré, which proudly reflect its twenty years of presence in Cameroon.

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Posted on September 26, 2022

Obituary: Death of Dr NDOUMOU OBAME, Board Chairman of UbiPharm Group

Le Grand Quevilly, September 26th, 2022

 

The Board of Directors of UbiPharm group announces with sympathy that Dr Daniel NDOUMOU OBAME, Board Chairman of UbiPharm Gabon has passed away on September 6th, 2022, in Libreville, Gabon.

Dr NDOUMOU OBAME had recently been appointed Board Chairman of UbiPharm group and of GESCA. He was also one of the founders of the UbiPharm group.

Afflicted by the news of Dr NDOUMOU OBAME's passing, UbiPharm group would like to thank the late Dr NDOUMOU OBAME for his invaluable contribution to the Group, and offers its deepest condolences to his family in these difficult times.

 

 

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Posted on July 18, 2022

Appointments to the Boards of Directors of the UbiPharm companies

Le Grand-Quevilly, July 14th, 2022

On June 16, 2022, the Board of Directors of the UbiPharm group appointed Mr. NDOUMOU OBAME Daniel as the new Board Chairman, replacing Mr. DAO Boukary.


New Board Chairman in Mali, Senegal, and Togo

The subsidiaries of UbiPharm Mali, UbiPharm Senegal, and UbiPharm Togo have recently appointed the new Board Chairman of their respective company.

  • Mr. DIARRA Bréhima, Board Chairman of UbiPharm Mali, effective on May 11, 2022
  • Mr. DIEDHIOU Moussa, Board Chairman of UbiPharm Senegal, effective on June 8, 2022
  • Ms. DOVIE-AKUE Kokoe Emilie, Board Chairman of UbiPharm Togo, effective on May 20, 2022
  • Mr. NDOUMOU OBAME Daniel also becomes the new Board Chairman of Gesca, ​​ Group’s auditing subsidiary.

The mandate of the new Chairmen runs for a period of 2 years, in accordance with the rotating mode of presidency in force within the UbiPharm group.
 

The UbiPharm group warmly thanks for the years of service the outgoing Presidents:

  • Mr. DAO Boukary, Board Chairman of UbiPharm and Gesca;
  • Mr. OUATTARA Béma, Board Chairman of UbiPharm Mali;
  • Ms. BA SOW Fatimata, Board Chairman of UbiPharm Senegal et
  • Ms. D’ALMEIDA Mawussé, Board Chairman of UbiPharm Togo.



About UbiPharm

With a presence in 14 African countries and 4 French overseas departments and territories, UbiPharm continues to promote access to healthcare solutions. With a turnover of 882 million euros in 2020 and 1,750 employees, this supply chain expert integrates five businesses: wholesale distributor, distribution, logistics, promotion and depository.

With an innovative customer-shareholder model and a high-performance and responsible distribution system, UbiPharm is proud to support healthcare players by creating close relationships that benefit everyone.

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Health at hand, now. 

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Posted on July 4, 2022

PlanetPharma expands its service offering in Africa with PromoNova

Le Grand-Quevilly, July 4, 2022 

PlanetPharma, UbiPharm group’s logistics platform based in France, is expanding its offer by creating the company PromoNova. This service answers to the new expectations of pharmaceutical laboratories, which want an integrated offer of distribution and quality promotion.

Through PromoNova, PlanetPharma reinforces its offer in the promotion of health solutions to the African continent by proposing an innovative model based on the optimization of the point of sale, and strongly focused on the digital service. 

This new proposition offers a broader solution to pharmaceutical customers by providing them with the latest digital promotional tools. At the same time, they will be able to benefit from a portfolio of complementary services for the distribution, promotion and regulatory monitoring of their healthcare products. 

Mr. Hervé GUESSENND, CEO of PlanetPharma explains: "With PromoNova, we are proud to continue to support pharmaceutical laboratories in the distribution and deployment of healthcare solutions in Africa, whilst contributing to making medicines available to the population. This differentiating approach combines traditional promotion and digital innovation while respecting ethical rules, to increase market share." 

Mr. Messotigui DIOMANDÉ, Director of PromoNova adds, "Thanks to our expert and dedicated team, our integrated service solutions allow our partners to penetrate the point of sale more easily and boost the rotation of their products in the pharmacy while being able to understand the customer's needs."

Based in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, PromoNova, whose objective is to cover French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa, has started its promotional activities in Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Mali, and Senegal.


About the UbiPharm group
Present in 15 African countries and 4 French Overseas Territories, UbiPharm repeatedly promotes access to health solutions. This supply chain expert integrates five businesses: wholesale distribution, distribution, logistics, promotion and depositary.

With an innovative customer-shareholder model and a high-performance and responsible distribution system, UbiPharm is proud to support healthcare players by creating close relationships that benefit everyone.

UbiPharm has, through its subsidiary PlanetPharma, a logistics platform based in France chosen by more than 100 healthcare companies to ensure their distribution to 24 countries on the African continent. PlanetPharma also offers a wide range of services focused on the Healthcare industry. 

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Posted on November 30, 2021

UbiPharm reveals its ambitions for the future through a new identity

On the eve of their 30th anniversary, the UbiPharm Group is looking towards the future under a new identity, incarnating its contribution to the world of tomorrow, which is to facilitate access to health solutions in Africa and French territories overseas.

The Group's new ambitions, supported by its new identity, reside in its desire to be the human partner of the pharmaceutical sector, constantly innovating to transform the distribution and dispatching models of healthcare solutions.

Thanks to its presence in 19 countries, UbiPharm is committed to being the partner of reliability to assist institutions in their healthcare deployments and to make the African and the Overseas departments and regions of France economic fabric shine.

To tell the story of this transformation, it was necessary to imagine an identity that would allow the Group to address its partners around the world in a cohesive way, while affirming its presence across the entire value chain of the pharmaceutical industry.

UbiPharm's agility, leadership and human approach are reflected in a new brand signature: "Health at hand, now.". Representing the Group's original business and mission, expressing its ability to deliver healthcare solutions instantly to the populations of the countries in which it operates. 

The new logo, inspired by the initials "UP", denotes the desire to constantly look towards the future and takes its origin from the shape of a heart and the medical cross of health. These symbols are the reflection of the Group's DNA and its values. It unites all UbiPharm employees and partners behind a unique and easily recognisable sign.

Discover this new identity directly on our website: ubipharm.com 

Because healthcare cannot wait, it is our daily concern. 

The UbiPharm group

 

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About UbiPharm

With a presence in 15 African countries and 4 French overseas departments and territories, UbiPharm continues to promote access to healthcare solutions. With a turnover of 882 million euros in 2020 and 1,750 employees, this supply chain expert integrates five businesses: wholesale distributor, distribution, logistics, promotion and depository.

With an innovative customer-shareholder model and a high-performance and responsible distribution system, UbiPharm is proud to support healthcare players by creating close relationships that benefit everyone.

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Health at hand, now. 

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