Navigation Links
Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in America (NAPPSA) Announces Prime Vendor Agreement with H. D. Smith

CINCINNATI and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- NAPPSA, a pharmacy buying group advancing the growing buying power of the Nigerian-owned independent retailers, today announced a new three-year prime vendor agreement with H. D. Smith, a leading national pharmaceutical wholesaler.

"This agreement, together with the programs and services available to our members through H. D. Smith, represents a significant accomplishment in the growth and identity of our organization," said Emmanuel Ezirim, owner of Central Point Pharmacy in Columbus, Ohio.  "In addition, the new prime vendor agreement will reduce the purchasing cost of our brand and generic pharmaceutical products, enabling us to compete with the large chains on a more level playing field."

"The decision to select a 'Primary Vendor' does not come lightly and demands close inspection of services, programs and reputation," said Dale Smith, chairman and chief executive officer, H. D. Smith.  "H. D. Smith strives continually to anticipate and meet the needs of independent retail pharmacies with a range of business solutions enabling retailers to adapt to the ever-changing marketplace.  We seek to enhance NAPPSA members' success."

Under the terms of the prime vendor agreement, H. D. Smith will become the primary supplier of pharmaceutical products for NAPPSA pharmacies, totaling more than 100 across the United States, beginning immediately, through June 30, 2013. "We are excited and proud of this accomplishment, and hope it is only the beginning of more to come. Since success breeds success, we anticipate more Nigerian-owned pharmacies to join or partner with NAPPSA," said Nnodum Iheme, president, NAPPSA.  


Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas, Inc. (NAPPSA) is an umbrella organization of Nigerian pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, allied scientists and the academia in the Americas, engaged in research, development, manufacture, regulation, distribution and delivery of food, drugs, devices and related services. Among other objectives, NAPPSA fosters cooperative efforts among relevant educational, research, industrial, commercial and governmental entities; propagates critical information in the medical, biological, pharmaceutical and related healthcare-technology fields, for the optimization of health outcomes.  

About H. D. Smith

Headquartered in Springfield, Illinois, H. D. Smith is the largest privately held national full-line, full-service wholesaler that provides a complete line of pharmaceuticals, OTCs, HBAs, home healthcare products, durable medical equipment, seasonal merchandise and a wide array of marketing programs to retail pharmacies, regional chains and health systems.  The company has distribution facilities in California, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Texas that service major markets throughout the United States.  Additional information about H. D. Smith can be found at

Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Fortis Hospitals Puts 27 Year Old Nigerian Back on her Feet After Multiple Joint Replacement Surgery
2. DentalXChange Endorsed by California Dental Association
3. Specialty Pharma Association Announces Fall Conference
4. Boston Scientifics Womens Health Products Featured in Studies at the Joint Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society and International Urogynecological Association
5. The American Diabetes Association and Eli Lilly and Company Encourage African-Americans to Face the Music about Diabetes Management
6. Airline Passenger Experience Association Teams Up With ORBIS International in Their Fight Against Avoidable Blindness
7. Mindray to Attend the 2010 American Association for Clinical Chemistry Conference
8. Abbott to Feature Novel Tests and New Upgrades to Testing Platforms at American Association for Clinical Chemistry Lab Expo
9. Homeopathic Pharmacists Association Highlights the Extraordinary Safety Record of Homeopathic Medicines
10. American Heart Association Comment: Advisory Committee Recommends that U.S. Food and Drug Administration Keep Rosiglitazone (Avandia) on the Market, Continue Clinical Trial of Safety and Efficacy
11. Varian Medical Systems to Showcase Fast, Precise Brachytherapy Planning System at Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/23/2016)... HOUSTON , June 23, 2016  MedSource ... platform as its e-clinical software solution of choice.  ... the best possible value to their clients by ... nowEDC.  The preferred relationship establishes nowEDC as the ... pricing for MedSource,s full-service clients.  "nowEDC has long ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: ... its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated ... shock. With this clearance, Roche is the first IVD ... solution for sepsis risk assessment and management. ... and PCT levels in blood can aid clinicians in ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- , , , WHEN: , ... , , , LOCATION: , , , Online, with free ... EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , Frost & Sullivan,s Global Vice President ... Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and Unmesh Lal, Program Manager , ... is witnessing an exceptional era. Several new demand spaces, such as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s a matter of indulgence ... high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those who set the bar ... from reveals that behind the tendency to set low expectations is ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle Cell ... pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of Marne, ... Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder of the red blood ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm ... 2016 Legal Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered ... Seven Greenberg Traurig Shareholders received special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join ... wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase ... of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor does not erode again, and make future ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Haute ... Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s newest ... world, and the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should be ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):