About Us EARAPA
East Africa Regulatory Affairs Association (EARAPA) is nonprofit and non governmental organization established in 2018 with its main office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and working to open branch offices in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and other EAC member countries.
The East African region has a population of 445,851,742 (data 2019) with nearly 3% yearly growth and hence getting to be potential and attractive pharmaceutical market for pharmaceutical manufacturers worldwide. Hence huge number of pharmaceuticals manufacturers are competing for the market in the region.
Despite the fact that many trusted manufacturers are participating in the region, huge proliferation of counterfeit drugs is known to be available in the market due to regulatory loopholes, weak monitoring, ignorance among consumers and loose coordination among national regulatory authorities. East Africa Regulatory Affairs Professionals Association (EARAPA) Acknowledges and supports to free consultancy services for those companies who proffered to work their businesses complying to regulatory requirements of respective countries and fights cheaters, counterfeiting and falsifications.