Pre-feasibility study for the development of an oral solid drugs production plant, Kampala, Uganda
Guardian Health Ltd is a Ugandan company which started operations in January 2012 with the aim of providing cost effective and affordable medicines to the general public. As at 13 February 2018, Guardian Health Ltd traded from 7 stores in Kampala, including 1 in Jinja. In 2018, Guardian Health Ltd was looking to expand into manufacturing by building and operating a state-of-the-art oral solid drugs manufacturing facility in Kampala. The facility is expected to boast a capacity of over 120 million capsules and 720 million tablets p.a.
THINK GLOBAL has been appointed as leading consultant to produce a pre-feasibility study for the development of identified industrial projects. Following an assessment mission, THINK GLOBAL has selected and involved relevant experts in the fields of pharmaceutical production and supply chain to develop the study. Kampala oral solid drugs production plant pre-feasibility study presents detailed information concerning: overview of the area and market analysis, technical feasibility, financial feasibility, organizational feasibility.
The facility was expected to boast a capacity of over 120 million capsules and 720 million tablets p.a. Unfortunately, due to low marginal profit and high investment costs, the project has shown to be not profitable in the medium term and has been therefore abandoned. Guardian Health ltd. is nowadays prospering with pharmacy businesses and keeps enlarging their presence in the Country.