Bee Pharma Africa

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1. What is Bee Pharma Africa?

Bee Pharma Africa is building a consortium of:

to work together to further understand, develop and deliver honey bee derived medicines and health support in relation to three of Africa’s most intractable diseases.

2. Why Bee Medicines?

Research over the last 20 years has revealed the beehive to be a flying pharmacy. Work undertaken by world class research institutions throughout the developed world has explored the medicinal properties of honey, propolis, pollen, royal jelly and bee venom delivered both as targeted pharmaceuticals but more usually as whole natural products.

3. Why Local?

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4. Which countries could be involved?

5. Who has shown interest in joining the consortium?

So far the following organisations have expressed an interest in working with or supporting the project.

Apicultural Apitherapeutic and Environmental Scientists

Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Scientists

Local Medical, Health and Development Organisations

Bee Product Producers

5. Who will manage the consortium?

The consortium will be managed jointly by ARC (Apiceutical Research Centre) and SIPBS (Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences).

6. What does BeePharmaAfrica want to do?