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International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) announced the publication of its latest annual sustainability report, detailing its ongoing commitment to corporate, social and environmental responsibility. Titled Moving Forward, it describes the company’s accomplishments in the area of sustainability for its worldwide operations for the calendar year 2012.

Department of Health joins forces with HPA

hpa logoThe South African Department of Health (DoH) has elected the Health Products Association of Southern Africa (HPA) as its chosen organisation with which to communicate on all matters relating to Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAMS). This comes after indicating that it would prefer to communicate with one central body rather than individual companies.

A worldwide format for tablet compression

Tablet-compression-toolingAccording to Dale Natoli of the Natoli Engineering Company, after hundreds of years of pharmaceutical manufacturing, there is no reason to maintain two tablet compression tooling standards.

Major pharma company delists from JSE

Cipla India has completed a 100 per cent buyout of the South-African based Cipla Medpro valued at approximately R5 billion, underlining the former’s commitment to expanding its presence on the African continent.

New appointments at Adcock Ingram

Doreen KosiAdcock Ingram recently restructured its management profile with two new additions to the leadership team: Werner van Rensberg appointed as the new chief operations officer, and Doreen Kosi as government relations executive.

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