Reshaping the Clinical Supply Chain in sub-Saharan Africa


In a recent webinar, Rob van den Bergh, Regional Director for Oximio, sub-Saharan Africa, shared his insights into the groundbreaking initiatives that are reshaping the clinical supply chain landscape in Africa. Launched with the opening of Oximio Kenya in 2021, these initiatives are designed to tackle the unique challenges faced by the region.

Sharing the stage were Priya Nair, Senior Analyst at Global Data who provided an overview of the current state of clinical trials in Africa illustrating the number of trials, main therapy areas and sponsors. Adriaan Kruger, Co-Founder and CEO of nuvoteQ, providers of software products designed to empower clinical and pharmaceutical research organisations, explained how these were being used to digitalise the regulatory landscape in Africa.

Key Highlights:

  • Overcoming Challenges: Insights into the major hurdles – from infrastructure to regulations – that have historically constrained the clinical supply chain in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the innovative strategies implemented to address them.
  • Oximio’s Role: Learn about Oximio’s pivotal contribution to reshaping the clinical supply chain through the establishment of Oximio Kenya in 2021, marking a significant milestone in expanding healthcare logistics across the continent.
  • Impactful Analysis: Exclusive analysis from GlobalData on the growth of clinical trials in Sub-Saharan Africa, highlighting advancements in women’s health.
  • Key Strategies: Detailed discussion on how to reach broader patient populations, optimise resources, and the critical importance of customs bonded depot and Importer of Record (IOR) services. Plus, the art of building essential collaborations for success.

Webinar Q&As

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Oximio in Africa

For further information on Oximio’s operations in Africa, including eBook and whitepapers, visit Oximio, Africa.