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Pierre Claver Niyonizigiye

Administrator, Siphar Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

Board Member,  Federation of East African Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (FEAPM)

Member of the steering committee, EAHP

Mr. Claver holds a bachelor of law and work with Siphar Pharmaceutical manufacturer where he held various posts. First as Director of human Resources, then Director of Administration and Legal Affairs and now newly appointed Administrator with effect 15 April 2015.

Mr. Claver is a member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of East African Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (FEAPM) and member of the steering committee of the EAHP. He has extensive knowledge on Intellectual Property and access to medicines, intellectual property and Local Pharmaceutical Production and recently obtained the creation of a national committee on WHO-TRIPS by the Ministry in charge of Trade and Industrialization.

He has been a member of the Technical committee for drafting& proposing the legal framework of the National Medicines Regulatory Authority of Burundi. Solicited by the Government of Burundi and headed Burundi delegations at regional and international meetings related to health, Health and Law intersection issues and chaired the 6th EAC Sectoral Committee meeting on health which gathered EAC Health Senior Officials from 28th to 30th March 2011. Mr. Claver have undertaken consultancies for GIZ, EAC, World Bank among others on various legal and health issues.