Posted on 11 September 2023

TOPRA has been confirmed as an Association Partner for the third AfriSummit. Taking place on 8-11 October 2023 in Cairo, Egypt, AfriSummit 2023 is a prominent conference and summit dedicated to addressing the challenges and opportunities facing pharma and medical device regulations in Africa.

Across two streams, PharmaReg and MedDevReg, the event will provide a forum for sharing best practice, showcasing innovative solutions, and highlighting success stories from various sectors across the continent. It will also encourage cross-border collaboration, investment opportunities, and the exchange of knowledge and expertise. 

Taking place on 8-9 October, PharmaReg AfriSummit is geared towards pharma professionals with an interest in regulatory affairs in Africa and aims to improve regulatory partnerships between authorities and industry, decrease application and approval timeline, and enhance the application process to bring new medication for a healthier Africa.

Taking place on 10-11 October, MedDevReg AfriSummit will bring together national regulatory affairs agencies and industry to discuss medical device and IVD regulations and market access throughout Africa. It will provide a platform for manufacturers and distributors to discuss and collaborate on how best to bring these life-changing devices to the continent.

In addition to a wide range of organisations representing industry and regulators that will be in attendance, TOPRA joins AfriSummit’s other Association Partners which include: the East African Regulatory Affairs Professionals Association (EARAPA), the Kenya Association of Pharmaceutical Industry (KAPI), Mecomed, Medical Device Manufacturers of South Africa (MDSMA), South African Clinical Research Association (SACRA), the South African Medical Technology Industry Association (SAMED), and the Southern African Laboratory Diagnostics Association (SALDA).

As an Association Partner, TOPRA has also arranged for members to get 30% discount on AfriSummit 2023 registration fees – please email us at for more information. 

TOPRA Chief Executive, Kevin Pay, said: “We are delighted to join AfriSummit 2023’s roster of Association Partners and to support this important event for pharma and medical device professionals in Africa. We at TOPRA are dedicated to supporting regulatory affairs professionals across the globe, and see our partnership and attendance at this year’s AfriSummit as the ideal opportunity to build new relationships with African pharma and medical device colleagues and organisations.”