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Uganda

Uganda

Affordable and locally made life-saving medicines.

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It starts with a vision

Africa is home to 80% of malaria sufferers and 60% of those living with HIV/AIDS globally.

When circumstances hampered the supply of imported medication in Uganda, CIPLA Quality Chemical Industries Ltd. identified the need to manufacture affordable malaria and HIV/AIDS medication locally.

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Through our proven cross-border trade capabilities and knowledge of African markets, we helped manage Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Ltd.'s risk and enhance their working capital across the continent, allowing them to establish a state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. Our support has also helped their business improve trade relations and explore other regional opportunities.

Together we make a difference

Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Ltd.’s facility is helping Uganda and the East African region to treat malaria and HIV/AIDS at affordable prices.

Access to their medicine improves the quality of life of those suffering from these illnesses. As a result these people are able to continue to work and support their families and in turn contribute towards the growth of the economy.

Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Ltd. was recently awarded the Africa Award for Entrepreneurship and Outstanding Achievement by the Ministry of Health for the company’s contribution to the pharmaceutical sector in Uganda.

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With dedicated healthcare and pharmaceuticals sector specialists, we offer bespoke corporate and investment banking solutions that enable our clients to realise their vision, and make a positive impact on communities, countries and the African continent. Because when ambitions change lives, we all prosper.

Barclays is the trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register No. 122702), registered in England with registration number 1026167 and its registered office at 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP. Barclays Africa Group Limited’s Corporate and Investment Banking, is a division of Absa Bank Limited (Reg. No 1986/004794/06, an Authorised Financial Services Provider and registered Credit Provider Reg. No NCRCP7). Absa Bank Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited.

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Barclays is the trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register No. 122702), registered in England with registration number 1026167 and its registered office at 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP. Barclays Africa Group Limited’s Corporate and Investment Banking, is a division of Absa Bank Limited (Reg. No 1986/004794/06, an Authorised Financial Services Provider and registered Credit Provider Reg. No NCRCP7). Absa Bank Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited.

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