Getz Pharma's Quality Control Laboratory has achieved WHO Pre qualification Certification
Getz Pharma is the first and only company of Pakistan, to have a Quality Control Laboratory Pre-qualified, Accredited and Validated by World Health Organization (WHO) – 3rd in the region and one of 25 in the world.
According to WHO, 'Getz Pharma Pvt. Ltd. is considered to be operating at an acceptable level of compliance with WHO Good Practices for Pharmaceutical Quality Control Laboratories (GPCL) and is included in the list of Prequalified Quality Control Laboratories together with the areas of expertise inspected and considered Prequalified'.
Getz Pharma Donates Rs. 25 Million to IBA for Promoting Quality Education in Pakistan
At a simple but impressive ceremony on November 20th, 2012 at Institute of Business Administration (IBA) City Campus, Getz Pharma (Pvt.) Ltd. donated Rs. 25 million to the IBA for promoting quality education in Pakistan. In the ceremony, Dean & Director IBA, Dr. Ishrat Husain and Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer Getz Pharma, Mr. Khalid Mahmood signed a Memorandum of Understanding that is aimed to establish strategic partnership between both the parties to promote academic and applied research in the country.
Getz Pharma donates Rs 5 Million towards Surgical Skills Lab at CPSP on its Golden Jubilee
In an auspicious golden jubilee celebration of "College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan" (CPSP) at its campus in Karachi, Getz Pharma (Pvt.) Ltd. made a donation of Rs. 5 Million for the purchase of simulators for the surgical skills training & education laboratory. The cheque was received by Prof Syed Tipu Sultan, Prof Tariq Mahmood Khan, Prof Khalid Masood Gondal & Prof Asghar Butt on behalf of the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan. This event will go in the history of Pakistan Pharma industry as yet another first as this project would provide huge and direct benefits to the medical community and to the ailing humanity.
Getz Pharma, with its initiative of ‘We care for your health’ seeks to make this slogan more meaningful by endeavoring to make efforts focused on the health and wellbeing of its employees. One of the most significant initiatives, in this regard, is the newly launched Getz Pharma Fitness Club that houses state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Getz Pharma believes in promoting a healthy lifestyle amongst its employees, focusing on their fitness, which in turn would help reduce stress and prevent workplace burnout.
Say Yes To Life - World No Tobacco Day
'We care for your health' is one of Getz Pharma’s initiatives under which a series of programs are organized for the health and wellbeing of its employees. In continuation of these programs Getz Pharma celebrated World No Tobacco Day on May 31st, 2012 with the theme “Say YES To Life”.
Grid Problem Solving Seminar (GPS) was held at Getz Pharma Pakistan for its senior and middle management in 2011 over the course of five days. It focused on providing learning experience to participants in understanding and adapting the modern methods used for building foundation for sound leadership and change management.
Supporting Indus Hospital
Indus Hospital, a “not for profit” organization, is located in Korangi Industrial Area. It provides free-of-cost high quality healthcare to the 2.5 million people living in and around Korangi, patients that come from across Pakistan and its neighboring countries.
HSP Award - Getz Pharma Wins First Prize For Its Landscaping!
In February 2012, Getz Pharma was awarded the first prize in the Industrial Gardens Category by the Horticultural Society of Pakistan (HSP). Getz Pharma has been participating in HSP awards since 2009; we won the 2nd prize in 2009, the 3rd prize in 2010 and the 2nd prize in 2011.
International Diabetes Forum at Dubai 2011
In December 2011 Getz Pharma participated as an exhibitor in the World Diabetes Congress Dubai 2011. This is an event attended by a prestigious roster of pharmaceutical companies and was organized by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in partnership with the Emirates Diabetes Association.
Helping out at Behbud
In a society where women are still deprived of basic rights such as education and health, Getz Pharma is contributing to help make this situation better by extending its support to The Behbud Trust. This trust, run exclusively by women, operates a girls’ school, medical facility and training centre for the welfare of under privileged women and children.
In the Wake of Disaster
In response to the devastating floods of 2010 and 2011, which destroyed the livelihood and homes of more than 14 million Pakistanis (nearly eight percent of the population) and left them helpless and homeless, Getz Pharma responded to the plight of the flood victims immediately.
Kick off in Korangi
Encouraging youth through sport
Excitement and adrenaline pumping action is what describes the Korangi Balouch Football Tournament. It was held at the Balouch Stadium in Nek Muhammad Goth, Korangi, over the course of 15 days and kicked off on June 15, 2011.
Getz Pharma Giving Green Funds
The literacy rate of our country is a bleak 55%; educational institutes such as the Fatima Jinnah School are striving to improve this situation particularly focusing on girls’ education by offering quality academics along with extracurricular activities for the underprivileged.
Starry, Starry Night
On March 2, 2011, Getz Pharma won a Crystal Star Award and was declared “Best New Pharmaceutical Company for 2010 in Kazakhstan” at the second Pharmaceutical Constellation 2010 Competition. The award ceremony was held at the Hotel Palladium in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Getz Pharma gets the Best Export Award for the 6th time in a row!
For the sixth consecutive year, Getz Pharma (Private) Limited has been awarded the Best Export Award for 2010-2011 by the Government of Pakistan in the category of Best Export Performance Award in pharmaceuticals.
Getz Pharma Gives Tsunami Victims a Helping Hand
In 2011, the Getz Pharma Philippines team contributed a significant amount to support the construction of the new headquarters of Gabayng Landas Foundation (GALA), a non-government and non-profit organization that provides shelter, care, and free education to children.
New Product Launch
Osteothrombosis is the leading cause of death and accounts for 52% of deaths worldwide. In Pakistan more than 120,000 people die of cardiac diseases every year. The role of antithrombotics has always remained pivotal in curbing the manifestations of CVD. Getz Pharma is proud to introduce the first prasugrel of Pakistan “Prisa”. It is the latest antiplatelet approved by FDA for the management of patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome.
2nd CMA Global Management Accounting Summit 2010
The 2nd CMA Global Management Accounting Summit 2010 was held from June 29 to July 1, 2010 at Colombo, Sri Lanka. The summit with the theme, "CMA for Sustainable Business" was hosted by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka and endorsed by the international Management Accounting bodies including the member countries of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA), Canada, Australia, UK, USA, and International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).
Getz Pharma Wins Environment Excellence Award
The Environment Excellence Award for 2010 was awarded to Getz Pharma by the National Forum for Environment & Health (NFEH) for its contributions in the field of environmental conservation and environment friendly policies and practices.
Earth Hour at Getz Pharma
Getz Pharma participated in the “Earth Hour” on 27th March, 2010. Earth Hour is the world’s biggest global climate change initiative led by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to engage the people on the issue of climate change. Earth Hour takes place every year on the last Saturday of March by asking households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights and other electrical appliances for one hour to raise awareness towards the need to take action on climate change. It was conceived by WWF Australia in 2007 and 2.2 million residents of Sydney participated in the inaugural Earth Hour on March 31, 2007 by turning off all non-essential lights as a symbolic act to conserve energy.
Getz Pharma Enterprise Management on SAP
Getz Pharma's management policy of continuously reinvestmenting in state-of-the-art technology, systems, facilities and people led to its decision to license and implement SAP ERP in 2008. On January 12, 2009, Getz Pharma celebrated SAP Goes Live" at Getz Pharma at a festive ceremony. All other systems were disconnected and every function is now efficiently running on SAP. SAP will increase productivity, reduce cycle time of activities, and will ensure optimum inventories and manufacturing capacities. This achievement was recorded as a milestone, as the entire business model and cycle was translated onto SAP in a record time of six months.
Getz Pharma Launches Insuget
On January 12, 2009, Getz Pharma launched generic insulin in the Pakistan market under the trade name Insuget.
Export Award 2007-2008
For the third year in a row, Getz Pharma (Private) Limited has been awarded the Best Export Award for 2007-2008 by the Government of Pakistan in the category of Best Export Performance Award in pharmaceuticals. Getz Pharma is the youngest pharmaceutical company in Pakistan to earn the distinction of winning the Prime Minister's export trophy for the past three consecutive years for the highest exports in pharmaceuticals.
Getz Pharma's Upgraded Facility
To remain competitive and stay on the cutting-edge of productivity and quality, Getz Pharma has been continuously reinvesting in state-of-the-art technology,
systems, facilities and people. In the past three years, Getz Pharma has invested more than US$46 million in revamping existing facilities, building a new solid oral and injectable dosage forms facility, purchasing state-of-the-art production machineries, quality control equipment and Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems that meet the dossier requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)/World Health Organization (WHO) quality, and a world-class, state-of-the-art, high-rise pharmaceutical warehouse, which is automated and temperature-controlled.
Getz Pharma Facility wins second prize in Landscaping and Gardens
Getz Pharma won the second prize in the Industrial Gardens category during the annual awards competition 2009 organized by the Horticultural Society of Pakistan (HSP). The organization participated in this competition for the first time and outrun many organizations that have been receiving awards in the last few years. The premises were inspected by experts from HSP who merited distinction and spoke highly of the well designed, beautiful and well maintained landscape and gardens. The judgment criterion was based on creativity in landscape designing, layout, overall environment, variety and health of plantations and flowers, originality and quality of flora. Among the competitors of the category, Getz Pharma was the only organization that was given full marks in 'overall feel', and 'cleanliness' and highest marks in 'landscaping.'
Learning to Lead
Learning to Lead Program has been initiated at Getz Pharma in August 2008 with the aim to bring about a paradigm shift in the way general employees, especially key managers, think and execute their job responsibilities. This three-tier program prepares the key mangers to achieve new horizons of introspection, self improvement and innovation. Learning to Lead is a strategic step towards realization of Vision 2015 and to nurture the future leadership of Getz Pharma.