Interpharm (Pvt) Limited, manufacturer of pharmaceutical products formulated in Sri Lanka, was rewarded with a special award for The Local Manufacturer for the year 2011, at the 15th Suppliers’ Convention organized by the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation, held on 30th June 2012, at Jetwing Blue Negombo. The Certificate of Excellence was Awarded to Interpharm (Pvt) Ltd, in recognition of the Quality of Pharmaceuticals supplied to the State through the Director of Health Services & to the Private Sector through the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation, on timely basis.
Interpharm (Pvt) Ltd, a subsidiary of Gamma Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd, was incorporated in the Year 1990, and started to supply Generic Drugs to the State & Private Sectors in the year 1995, having complied with all Regulatory processes. Since then the Company has been a regular supplier to the State, expanding its operations in the private sector with the provision of Quality Branded Drugs from early part of this century.
On receiving this prestigious award Chairman/Managing Director of Interpharm, Mr. Kalana Hewamallika said “Interpharm (Pvt) Ltd is a 100% Sri Lankan owned Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company, and is the only Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company which has been conferred with the SooryaSinha Logo by Mawbima Lanka Padanama of Sri Lanka. We are so happy to receive this Award & Certification from the SPC, as it is consistent with our Vision of “Seeking Excellence in contributing towards Quality Health Care for all” & our Core Value on Quality. In our industry we deal with the lives of our own people. So it is vital to maintain focus on the quality of the drugs we manufacture and we make sure our people get the best products under the Interpharm label. We are thankful to the Sri Lankan government and all our stakeholders for the support they have extended to us to save foreign exchange & contribute to the accelerated Economic Development of Sri Lanka . Hope this Government will continue to assist all local pharmaceutical manufacturers for the development of the industry. The concerted effort of each and every member of our staff contributed to the achievement of this commendable Award”.
The manufacturing facility & operations of Interpharm, situated at Madapatha, Piliyandala, conforms to Good Manufacturing Practices recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). This manufacturing facility is monitored by the Health Authorities of Sri Lanka.
Photo caption - Prof. S D Jayarathne, Chairman of SPC/SPMC handing over the Trophy and certificate to Chairman/MD of Interpharm (Pvt) Ltd. Mr. Kalana Hewamallika.