1,400 kits per day – 2016 ex-factory sales

In 2016, Pharmanova sold an average of 1,400 kits of co-packaged ORS/Zinc per working day. This is a remarkable achievement in a country where, in 2013, 99% of diarrhoea cases were not treated with ORS and Zinc in common with the other countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The following kits left the Pharmanova factory in 2016: Original […]

At last! A peek at the ColaLife Trial Plan

Many of our regular readers will be itching to see the culmination of our work over the last 3 years: our plan for the first field trial of the ColaLife concept – the snappily named ColaLife Operational Trial Zambia (or COTZ, when you are trying to fit it into a funder’s 600 character project description!). […]

Zambia Diary | Day 1 | Steady and productive

We arrived safely and on time (06:10 am) in Lusaka. So, what immediately struck us having been away for more than 21 years? Well: It is just as hot! It’s much cleaner You change money in banks! It was a much more shady business when we were here in the mid to late 80s. The […]

Bike Ride expected to raise £6,000

Nigel, Simon and Kiefer arrive at Biarritz central beach (that’s Biarritz lighthouse in the background) at around 6:30pm on Saturday 11 September 2010. We’d covered 1113 km (696 miles) over 8 days – an average of 87 miles/day. I spent 58hr 27min in the saddle, pedalling! The donations are still coming in but we have now raised […]