History

  • 2016

    Virus C Treatment Production

    Accordingly, Pharco created the first API factory in Egypt (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) specialized in manufacturing of modern Hep C therapies which are relatively affordable and efficient, all per cGMP requirements.
    One million months’ worth of treatment were produced by Pharco pharmaceuticals, curing 500,000 patients in Egypt.
    Halel wetamen was initiated, as a national screening plan aiming at covering the whole population. Up to this day 20,000 people were screened.

    2016 Tour n cure

    Pharco partnered with Prime Pharma to initiate Tour n Cure, an international program for medical tourism. The program encourages patients worldwide to visit Egypt for a week to do all needed medical check-ups, have the treatment coarse as prescribed by the best doctors, and enjoy the beauty of Egypt, at less than 80% of the worldwide cost. Lionel Messi, Dani Alves, and Ahmed Hossam (Mido) are currently active program ambassadors.

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    Virus C Treatment Production

  • 2015

    AASLD San Francisco

    Gamal Esmat, M.D., Professor of Haepatology and Endemic Medicine at Cairo University and WHO viral hepatitis expert, presented advanced results of the abstract entitled: High Virologic Response Rate in Egyptian HCV-Genotype 4 Patients Treated with Ravidasvir (PPI-668) and Sofosbuvir: Results of a Large Multicenter Phase 3 Registrational Trial.

    Dr. Gamal Esmat, representing Pharco, was the first Arab to present in the closing ceremony, where the major treatment protocols for the upcoming year are agreed upon.

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    AASLD San Francisco

  • 2014

    Gratisovir

    The launching of Gratisovir took place in April, as an affordable and efficient oral Hepatitis C virus treatment.
    *Gratisovir (active ingredient is Sofosbuvir)

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    Gratisovir

  • 2012

    Production of sterile Ampoules

    An extension of the sterile non-Ceph. in Pharco B International was established to produce small and large volume parenterals .
    A new separate dedicated Hormone facility in Techno Pharma Egypt was established.

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    Production of sterile Ampoules

  • 2010

    Extension in Pharco B International

    A separate Extension in Pharco B International for the production of water for injection in plastic ampoules.

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    Extension in Pharco B International

  • 2008

    Launch of Pharco B International

    Launch of Pharco B International, starting with a dedicated facility for the production of Cephalosporin antibiotics for local and international markets.

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    Launch of Pharco B International

  • 2004

    Establishment of Batterjee Pharmaceuticals KSA

    To offer a wide range of pharmaceutical products to the Saudi Arabian market, Batterjee Pharmaceuticals KSA was established - after Pharco Pharmaceuticals joined with local competitor EIPICO and Batterjee Group in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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    Establishment of Batterjee Pharmaceuticals KSA

  • 2002

    Acquisition of three major local competitors

    Acquisition of Amriya Pharmaceuticals, EEPI (European Egyptian Pharmaceutical Industry) and Techno Pharma Egypt (a local soft gelatin capsules manufacturer).

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    Acquisition of three major local competitors

  • 1999

    Beta-Lactam Facility

    In compliance with cGMP regulations at the time, a new separate Beta-Lactam facility was constructed to avoid cross contamination with other products.

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    Beta-Lactam Facility

  • 1997

    Partner Shares in Pharco Pharmaceuticals

    Majority partner shares in Pharco Pharmaceuticals were acquired by Dr. Hassan Abbas Helmy.

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    Partner Shares in Pharco Pharmaceuticals

  • 1993

    Partnership with RP Scherer Corporation

    Establishment of R.P Scherer Egypt, in partnership with RP Scherer Corporation.
    Establishment of Pharco Impex 93, which is the import, marketing, and distribution branch of Pharco in Romania.

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    Partnership with RP Scherer Corporation

  • 1987

    Opening of Pharco Pharmaceuticals

    January 14th to be exact was the operating date of Pharco Pharmaceuticals, as a local manufacturer of soft gelatin capsules, and introducing other dosage forms and antibiotics for the first time in Egypt.

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    Opening of Pharco Pharmaceuticals

  • 1983

    Corner stone of Pharco Pharmaceuticals

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    Corner stone of Pharco Pharmaceuticals

  • 1965

    scientific office Vitanco launch

    Scientific office Vitanco was launched, importing soft gelatin capsule drugs from RP Scherer Germany.

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    scientific office Vitanco launch

  • 1957

    Glym pharmacy

    In Alexandria, Glym pharmacy was established and started manufacturing in-house Aminophylline suppositories.
    *Aminophylline suppositories (highly effective and safe bronchodilators).

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    Glym pharmacy

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