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CSR Samut Prakan

Mr. Prinya Powthong, Director of Corporate Liaisons Department,, Biopharm Chemicals Co., Ltd., donated 33 sets of medical supplies to the Mayor of Samut Prakan, Acting Director of the Bureau of Finance. The medical supplies were to be distributed to 33 local communities.

MOU Thammasat Drug Discovery and Development Center

Mr. Virapatna Thakolsri (middle) (4th from left), Managing Director of Biopharm Chemicals Co., Ltd a leading national and international distributor of quality pharmaceutical products, recently signed the MOU with the Drug Discovery and Development Center, Office of Advanced Science and Technology, Thammasat University, acting by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pluemchit Rotjanaphan (3rd from right), Director of the Drug Discovery and Development Center, to study and develop further on commercial herbal extract innovation, with Honorary Prof. Dr. Yongyuth Watcharadun (4th from right) presiding over the signing ceremony, at Conference Room Dome 3, Dome Management Building, Thammasat University, Rangsit Campus.

Biopharm sets sights on Thai herb research for global market

Mr. Virapatna Thakolsri, Managing Director of of Biopharm Chemicals Company Limited.,and Dr. Kiattibhoom Vongrachit (left), Director-General of the Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the aim of developing Thailand’s medicinal herb industry and increasing the value of Thai herbs as well as promoting the country as a “world herb hub” and setting up a medical supplement manufacturing plant under GMP standard.

The cooperation was announced at the center stage of the 15th National Herb Expo held at Challenger Hall 2, Impact Arena Muang Thong Thani, in a bid to conduct research on herbal medicines, herbal extracts and medical food. Biopharm Chemicals Co., Ltd. has provided knowledge and personnel and cooperated in research and development of herbal products and herbal extract products as well as facilitating the equipment and tools necessary for all the research and development work. The company also supported the management and market promotion of Thai traditional medicine in the form of extracts in public and private health facilities both in Thailand and overseas.
In addition, it has supplied reliable sources of raw materials for commercial production and manufactured herbal products under GMP quality standard. For its future plans, the company will focus on research and marketing management and plan to set up a medical supplement manufacturing plant under GMP standard.

Biopharm ready for CPhI South East Asia 2019

Biopharm Chemicals Co., Ltd. and Biolab Co., Ltd. are prepared to participate in CPhI South East Asia 2019 which will take place on March 12-14, 2019. This will be the first time for Thailand to host the international fair for the pharmaceutical industry which will welcome more than 300 companies from 26 countries.

Mr. Prinya Powthong, .Corporate Liaison Director of Biopharm Chemicals Company Limited.,
recently attended a press conference on CPhI South East Asia 2019 which will take place on March 12-14, 2019. Mr. Prinya, as an advisor of the Pharmaceutical Association of Thailand, talked about the great opportunity of CPhI 2019 in Thailand that through the past decade, the structure of Thai society has apparently transformed into an aging society and ASEAN’s pharmaceutical markets are likely to provide a significant opportunity for the public sector to present its potential of medicine production and issue supporting and promoting policies for entrepreneur investment in an attempt to enhance their competitiveness and business opportunities of the Regional pharmaceutical industry.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sindhchai Keokitichai, President of the Pharmaceutical Association of Thailand, said Thailand’s conventional medicine industry has seen positive growth and is likely to expand further, so both public and private sectors have to cooperate and support Thai medicine manufacturers to apply medicine-related research to develop local medicine production. In addition, they should provide medicine manufacturers with opportunities to meet new raw material and ingredient manufacturers to enhance the industry’s further development and growth and prepare for the aging society in Thailand and ASEAN.

Mr. Rachod Thakolsri, Managing Director of Biolab Company Limited., as the secretary-general of the Thai Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (TPMA), said that this is a significant opportunity for Thailand to host CPhI 2019 because now Thailand has more than 180 conventional medicine manufacturing plants whose production quality meets PIC/S standard, so Thai products are in high demand in ASEAN. The medicine market value is continually increasing and Thailand’s medicine exports are expected to further expand.

Biopharm organized an academic conference in Lao PDR

Biopharm Chemicals Company Limited, the leading pharmaceutical distributor in Thailand, has organized an academic conference. “Infectious disease and pain management”. The main objective of the conference was to provide the professional experiences sharing in using MONEM® (Meropenem) for anti-infective injection and BIOCALM® (Tolperisone) for muscle relaxant. Dr. Sivong Sengaloundeth, Deputy Director of Food and Drug Department, gave the opening remarks regarding the development of public health and collaboration with Thailand. The conference was held at Crowne Plaza Hotel Vientiane, The Lao People’s Democratic Republic on 16 June 2018.

Atmosphere at the conference

Opening remarks at the academic conference by Dr. Sivong Sengaloundeth,
Deputy Director of Food and Drug Department,

Lecture on basic knowledge about hepatitis by Pharmacist Thitthawat Chaopanyapat,
Products Manager of Biopharm Chemicals Company Limited

Lecture on arthritis by Pharmacist Isada Panthawee,
Senior Product Manager of Biopharm Chemicals Company Limited

Presenting awards to the participants

The leader of pharmaceutical and supplementary food

Khun Rachata Thakonsi, Managing Director of Biolab Company Limited, discussed about “Thai Healthcare Product, Advancing with Innovation” by the Food and Drugs Administrative (FDA) at Miracle Grand Convention on 23 February. Khun Rachata was the speaker as a company with operations using the latest pharmaceutical innovations and production standards under the framework of Thailand 4.0, reflecting the leadership in terms of pharmaceutical production and quality inspection of the pharmaceutical production process of Biolab, receiving national and international awards, which were:
– FDA Quality Award 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2015
– PIC/S GMP from HSA Singapore 2009, 2011, and 2013

Participate in the Royal Funeral Rites

Biopharm Chemicals Company Limited and Biolab Company Limited hosted the Royal Funeral Rites of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Tuesday 25 April 2018 at 7 p.m., at the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall.

FDA Quality Award 2018

FDR Quality Award 2018 – Ph. Surin Kawiwongworanan, Director of Quality Assurance and Quality Control of Biolab Company Limited, received the FDR Quality Award 2018 in the category of healthcare pharmaceutical product establishment. Dr. Piyasakon Sakonsattayathon, Minister of Public Health, gave the honor of presenting the award on 25 December 2018. It was considered to be a success which strengthened the reputation of Biolab Company Limited as a pharmaceutical company with PIC/S or EU GMP. It also created brought great prestige to Biopharm Chemicals Company Limited as a distributor who received 6 FDR Quality Awards in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, and recently in 2018, and recognized as a healthcare pharmaceutical organization who has received the most awards. As a result, the company’s achievements have built more confidence in their drug quality and health products.

Luang Phra Bang Basketball Team

Biopharm Chemicals Company Limited arranged a signing ceremony to support Luang Phra Bang Basketball Club from Lao PDR with Belcid, an antacid pharmaceutical product as the main sponsor.
Meanwhile, Biopharm Chemicals Company Limited provided Flanil for the team to relieve muscle pain from sports practice and competition.

Luang Phra Bang Basketball Club is a representative of Lao PDR in the Thailand Basketball Super League 2018 and other competitions throughout the year 2018 with many basketball players from Laos and United States of America joining the team. The event helped to spark the popularity of basketball in Lao PDR.

Biopharm, opening the new era of 2018

Biopharm Kick Off 2018 was organized on 31 January 2018 at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park.

Khun Virapatna Thakolsri, Managing Director, and Khun Vinita Janvatanavit, Deputy Managing Director, announced the company’s performance, the overall business of the previous year, the direction of Biopharm’s continued business operations, and preparations for the year 2019 on the occasion of the Biopharm’s 45th anniversary.

The Vision, Innovation, Applicable and Value Added was emphasized as an important standpoint of Biopharm in order to deliver products to customers so that customers will receive exceptional products and services that are accepted in both domestic and foreign countries. This also includes the aim to expand the business continuously in the pharmaceutical market via the hospital, pharmacy, and foreign market, and for Biopharm to continue being the leader in research for suitable products for all genders and ages of consumers.

Inside the Biopharm Kick Off 2018, an award was given for outstanding sales representatives to build morale for sales representatives who did excellent work. An award was also given to the Winner of Biopharm Tree Contest. A group photo was taken with executives as commemoration in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

In the evening, there was a party in the theme of Biopharm: Bohemian Night. The company’s executives and employees had dinner together and enjoyed activities on the stage such as lip-sync and dance, costume contest, and prize drawing. The party ended with a warm mini-concert from famous artists who created an atmosphere full of smiles and happiness as a present for all Biopharm employees.