Enabling manufacturers and suppliers of medicine to access the South African market

Founded in 2009, Umsebe Healthcare provides a platform for international manufacturers and suppliers of medicine to access the South African market without the need to establish licensed local offices of their own - significantly reducing costs and barriers to local market entry.



What we do

A licensed South African pharmaceutical company serving as Applicant or Marketing Authorisation Holder (MAH) on behalf of international companies:

  • that do not wish to invest in a legal or commercial entity in South Africa (SA) or Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), but wanting to enter these markets
  • that are in the process of set-up and licensing as a Pharmaceutical Company in SA, but would like to reduce the time to market by initiating the product registration process under a licensee, whilst awaiting their own successful licensing
  • that choose to route product through an alternative MAH for strategic reasons
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About Us

Umsebe is directly managed by both founding members who are actively involved in management of all projects.

We strive to make outsourcing an economically viable resource option for all companies irrespective of size or market sector, and bears accreditation in respect of South African Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment, in its 100% black, female ownership, and in contributing towards economic transformation within the pharmaceutical industry and the South African market.

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