Globalpharma launches UAE made hand sanitizer and facemasks under the brand “GP+”
Globalpharma, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has declared the launch of its first UAE made hand rub sanitizer and medical disposable face masks under the brand “GP+”. The GP+ hand sanitizers will be accessible across pharmacies in the UAE by the end of this month and the mass-manufactured medical disposable face masks in the following weeks.
This comes after the most modern Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) leadership & assistance to local businesses, granting expedited approval and facilitating the availability of raw materials with the greatest standards. The GP+ sanitizer is approved by the Dubai Municipality and made following the latest guidelines as described by the World Health Organization (WHO). The formulation offers fast and resolute action and helps protect against many hidden and non-enveloped infections and microorganisms.
The facemasks are made with high-quality melt-blown filter offering highest filtration rate and performed under UV sterilization at the Globalpharma premises that are applying the GMP. “There has been a significant acceleration in the demand for hand sanitizers owing to the prevalence of infections propelling the need for sanitizers. As a reliable pharmaceutical company, we are focused towards supporting market needs and the launch of GP+ is aimed at discussing the need for trustworthy and preventive hygiene solutions to meet the needs of the nation in upholding the spread of the diseases”, said Mohammed Saeed Al Raqbani, General Manager, Dubai Investments Industries.
With productions at Globalpharma’ s local companies in the UAE, the Group remains to assess and study the opportunities of manufacturing and providing medical supplies, directed at supporting demanding medical emergencies. “The production of the sanitizers and the surgical disposable face masks have followed the greatest degree of good manufacturing exercise (GMP)practises, ensuring the highest quality products. We developed formulas in accordance following and manufacturing is progressing steadily at our local facilities, scaled up to produce larger quantities. The packaging and testing of the products have been continuing over the last few weeks.
The sanitizer liquid consists of 75% Isopropyl alcohol and is available in 100ml and 250ml spray bottles, having the ability to promote increased compliance with hand hygiene by making the method faster and more accessible”, said Basem Al Barahmeh, General Manager, Globalpharma Co. L.L.C. As a responsible pharmaceutical company, Globalpharma is currently leveraging delivery networks as well as modern trade channels to make the product easily available to meet the growing demand for sanitizers across the country.
Globalpharma manufactures and commercializes pharmaceutical products under CGMP (current good manufacturing practice) circumstances including antibiotics, cardiovascular, anti-ulcerates, analgesic, NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines), food supplements, vitamins, anti-diabetics, respiratory products and anti-histamine formulations.