The Pharmaceutical Wholesale Industry is a vital part of Australia’s complex health infrastructure.
The Wholesalers are the link between the manufacturers of prescription medicines relied on by millions of Australians, and the retail – or community – pharmacies where they are dispensed to patients.
The Pharmaceutical Wholesale Industry:
- Sources medicines from more than 550 primary and generic manufacturers in Australia and overseas;
- Delivers more than 6,200 different kinds of medicines every day;
- Serves over 5,500 retail pharmacies across Australia;
- Enables the fulfillment of over 295 million prescriptions each year for Australian consumers.