Sindusfarma's Profile

Sindicato da Indústria de Produtos Farmacêuticos - Sindusfarma

Founded 90 years ago, in 1933, the pharmaceutical industry association Sindusfarma, the largest representative entity of the pharmaceutical industry installed in Brazil, currently brings together national and international companies of all sizes and specialties, in addition to suppliers and service providers of the pharmaceutical production chain, which account for more than 95% of the drug market in Brazil and generate approximately 100.000 direct jobs and 800.000 indirect jobs. 

Among its numerous duties, Sindusfarma maintains a permanent and proactive dialogue with authorities, specialists and society to advocate for the causes of the pharmaceutical industry installed in Brazil in sanitary regulation, economic issues, production standards, innovation etc. and to contribute for the improvement of the public and private health systems in the country.

The entity also promotes the dissemination of scientific and technological knowledge with a view to the development of companies in the sector and their professionals and the promotion of health and well-being for the Brazilian population.

Areas of Activity

  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Technical Affairs
  • Innovation
  • Market Intelligence
  • Market and Taxation
  • Legal Affairs
  • Labor Union
  • Institutional Relations
  • Reverse Logistics in Medicines

Products and Services

  • Recruitment platform (online)
  • Talent Bank (online)
  • Benefits Club
  • Publications: Technical manuals, Studies etc.
  • Educational Program
  • Clipping
  • Bulletins
  • Meetings
  • Committees
  • Work Groups


  • Sindusfarma Quality Award (Best suppliers and service providers in the pharmaceutical industry installed in Brazil)
  • Lupa de Ouro Award (The Best in Pharmaceutical Marketing)
  • Sindusfarma Games (Pharmaceutical Production Chain Olympic Games)
  • Secretaries and Assistants Meeting
  • Brazilian Health Innovation Summit (Inovo Award)
  • Cândido Fontoura Pharmaceutical Industrial Merit Neck Ribbon (A tribute to personalities and executives with outstanding careers in the pharmaceutical and health sectors)
  • Excellence Award in EHS
  • Boomerang Award (Best Human Resources projects)