The Sri Lanka Pharmaceuticals Manufacturers’ Association’s membership of 20 companies includes multinational pharmaceutical companies, established local Conglomerates, innovative new ventures and the State Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Corporation; all of whom are bound together by the common identity of being organisations that manufacture pharmaceutical products and devices locally, in Sri Lanka.
Our Members —
Himata (Pvt) Ltd
Unical Ceylon (Pvt) Ltd
Membership Benefits —
The Association is committed to promote the interests of its members relating to the manufacture of pharmaceutical products, pharmaceutical chemicals and medical devices in Sri Lanka. Members of the SLPMA benefit from its status as the official body recognised by the Government, as representative of pharmaceutical manufacturers in Sri Lanka. As an affiliate of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the Association also draws from its influence and standing within the business community.
A prime objective of the Association is to represent the views of the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry in all matters affecting the interests of members of the Association. The SLPMA also assists in drafting departmental or Parliamentary legislation affecting the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry and the welfare of the workers engaged in it.
The Guaranteed Buy Back Scheme for about 80 essential medicines for the government sector currently in force with the Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine is one such instance where the SLPMA has successfully lobbied for policy change.
Membership Inquiry —
Individual persons, partnerships or bodies and corporates carrying on business in Sri Lanka as primary manufacturers of pharmaceutical formulations, pharmaceutical chemicals and medical devices are eligible for consideration as candidates for general membership
Any individual persons, partnerships or bodies and corporates awaiting approval from the officials of the Ministry of Health to commence commercial production can apply to be enrolled as an Associate Member who will not be eligible for voting, for a maximum period of two years. Once approval has been granted, the member will be enrolled as a General Member.
Criteria required for membership are laid down in the membership application form and are subject to change by the Council. Any interested party seeking membership will need to complete and submit the relevant documentation as stated in the membership application form that can be downloaded here.
Membership Application —
Anyone interested in seeking membership of the SLPMA must complete and submit the relevant documentation as stated in the membership application form that can be downloaded here.
Criteria required for membership are laid down in the membership application form and are subject to change by the Council.