About Us

The Astra Group has been in the Pharmaceutical Business for more than 16 years. The Flagship group of the company “Astra Pharma (U) Ltd.” was started in the year 1996 at Kampala - Uganda and is now one of the leading Pharmaceutical Distributors in Uganda with business relationships with many reputed Multinational Companies. In the process of further expansion of Astra Group “Astra Pharma (T) Ltd.” was born in 2002 with the aim of providing quality Health Care to the people of Tanzania.

Astra Pharma (T) Ltd within a short span of time has come up to the standards of being appointed as partners with prestigious companies like Roche(Switzerland), Eli Lilly S.A, Elpe, Anfarm and Cooper from Greece, Astra Zeneca uk, Banner Pharma Caps from India, Centaur Pharmaceuticals India, Albert David India,Galentic India, Shaphaco Pharmaceuticals from Yemen, Sparsh Biotech from India, IPCA Laboratories India, Umedica India, KPI from Uganda and Surgical companies like Top Glove sdn bdh,Malaysia , Harsoria Health Care Pvt. Ltd, India. Eastern Medikit Limited, India and J.Mitra & Co. Ltd, India and has rose to achieve a turnover of about 1.4 billion Tanzanian Shillings (Approx 875,000dollars) of business in a month, in a short period of 10 years.

In the quest of providing quality health care to the people of Tanzania and to further expand the horizons Astra Pharma (T) Ltd is looking eagerly for getting into long term Partnership with companies who have a similar vision. Our Managing Partner's vision and understanding of the advancement of Science and Technology in the health care segment and the resulting changes globally has prompted him to see the need for opening an exclusive outlet for dealing with new sophisticated technological products for the diagnosis, treatment and after care of the ailing..

We of the Astra Pharma group wish to stress that we have the necessary exposure, experience and ability and the infrastructure to handle the Distributor operations of various companies. Every company we deal with gets the total dedication of the whole team. It is made sure that a NEW FIRM is formed for every new Distributor Company that appoints us so that full attention is paid to the implementation of policies, systems, guidelines and the working culture of that particular Company.

After all, we got where we are through sheer determination and hard work of our whole team, who are totally dedicated and efficient in their work. Today, the Astra Pharma Group has interests in four different activities-[ Pharmaceutical trading, Pharmaceutical C&F agencies, C&F for consumer durables and Franchisee Distributor. ] What the Astra Pharma Group represents : Now and the Future