A total of 400,000 children across the country will benefit from a free deworming exercise put in place by Biomedical Limited as part of activities marking its 40th Anniversary Celebration.
Biomedical is the first pharmaceutical company in Nigeria to manufacture and distribute intravenous fluids, dialysis and irrigation fluids and oral rehydration salts.
According to the Chairman of the Organising Committee for the event, Mr Sulaiman Olabanji, “arrangements have been concluded for the free deworming exercise and 400,000 children across the country will benefit from the programme”.
Apart from the free dewroming exercise, Olabanji said other activities have been lined up to celebrate the company’s milestone.
“Apart from the free dewroming exercise, there other activities lined up to mark the historic event.
“One of them is the launch and official public presentation of our wide range of syrup products.
“A press conference where we present our scorecard to the media will also take place. All these are prelude to the grand finale of the anniversary which takes place in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital in August,” Olabanji said.
The company was incorporated as a private limited liability company in April 1978, commencing production on 21 August, 1981 at its factory in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
Operating under the brand name of BioFlex, Biomedical is noted for producing full range of intravenous fluids which is widely accepted all over the country.
As pioneer producers of the essential life-saving medication, it has become popular and well celebrated for production of high quality products whose trail blazing efforts have made Nigeria self sufficient in production of intravenous and other perfusion fluids.