Tabade Pharmaceutical Chemists Limited is a family-owned business that was established in 1977 as one of the pioneer pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria.
Tabade Pharmaceutical chemists Limited today is a diversified pharmacy led healthcare company working across many sectors in the healthcare space. We now have product ranges in pharmaceuticals, FMCG, medical devices, biotechnology and Artificial Intelligence enabled products.
We are an award-winning Strategic healthcare partner for the Healthcare, Biotech and FMCG companies from Finland and the Nordics in West Africa.
We currently have approximately 30 employees across all our business units and development and training of our employees is a key priority for us.
We strongly believe in our core values and culture which we live by every day. They are:
- To treat our customers with dignity and respect.
- To always be disciplined and act professionally in our dealings with customers and users of our services.
- To provide experienced services with a penchant for continuous improvement.
- To empower our staff with the requisite knowledge to deliver on our values.
We exist to provide solutions to healthcare problems in Nigeria, West Africa and beyond.
To collaborate with global partners and use our vast experience in the delivery of comprehensive healthcare services in Nigeria, West Africa and beyond.
To be a dynamic world-class healthcare company that meets evolving needs in our operations in Nigeria, West Africa and beyond.
Business Units and Objectives
The Managing Director
Kareem studied pharmacy at Cardiff University and obtained a Master of Pharmacy degree in 2009. He also has a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Wales and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences from Ulster University.
Kareem started his working career as a pharmacist with Boots the Chemist UK in 2009 before returning back to Nigeria in November 2010 to part of the family business. After working as a clinical pharmacist at Tabade Pharmacy for 4 years, he became the Managing Director of Tabade Pharmaceutical Chemists Limited in 2014. Since 2019, Kareem now also performs the roles of director of pharmacy and director of laboratory services at the company’s business units.
Kareem is an experienced Pharmacist, Biomedical scientist and Business Administrator with a demonstrated history of working in the FMCG, biotechnology, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries of Nigeria, Finland and the United Kingdom. Kareem is a registered member of the General Pharmaceutical Council UK, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, member of the international pharmaceutical federation and an aspiring member of the Health and Care professions council in the UK on completion of his proficiency portfolio.
Kareem as a determined healthcare practitioner with cross-sector experience has been a key resource person for pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria on the role of pharmacists in many ailments. The companies that have engaged his services over the years include Glaxo SmithKline Nigeria, Pfizer Nigeria Limited and Zolon Healthcare Limited.