UNIVERSAL MEDICA Group has taken a new step in its development with the acquisition of ZEBRA Santé, an expert in pharmacist communication. This acquisition is part of the group’s «Horizon 2025» strategic plan and meets the needs of the transforming healthcare sector. Through this acquisition, UNIVERSAL MEDICA Group offers a real synergy of activities to its partners in the pharmaceutical industry.
ZEBRA Santé was founded in 2001 by Hélène CATTOIRE, pharmacist – ESCP, with more than 30 years experience in healthcare communication. ZEBRA Santé’s mission is to develop high value-added actions for pharmacists for the benefit of patients. ZEBRA Santé is committed to communication and training for pharmacists and their teams. The new missions of the pharmacist and the new pharmaceutical agreement place this health professional at the heart of the health care offer with real advantages through their proximity, their availability and their multidisciplinary skills.
AS OF MARCH 10, 2022, UNIVERSAL MEDICA GROUP INCLUDES FOUR SUBSIDIARIES:
- UNIVERSAL Medica, leader in medical and regulatory affairs: medical information, vigilance management, quality assurance.
- CHERRY for Life Science, a healthcare communications agency dedicated to physicians and patients.
- EUROPHARMA, a specialist in medical, scientific and regulatory training for the pharmaceutical industry, with cutting-edge educational and technological know-how since 1990.
- has now become our subsidiary specializing in pharmacy, contributing to the training of pharmacy teams and patient education. ZEBRA Santé is also a key partner of the pharmaceutical industry’s sales force, providing training in professional skills. ZEBRA Santé is a partner of ESCP Business School within the Master’s in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Management for its «Trade Pharmacy» expertise.
UNIVERSAL MEDICA GROUP AND ZEBRA SANTÉ: A SYNERGISTIC COMBINATION
“We are above all passionate about pharmacy, and we are committed to placing pharmacies in the front line to meet the challenges of public health. UNIVERSAL Medica Group will add complementary skills to ZEBRA Santé in order to develop together ever more innovative and creative solutions“, Hélène CATTOIRE, founder of ZEBRA Santé.
For UNIVERSAL Medica Group “The pharmacy plays a major role in the care chain. The COVID crisis has positioned it in the front line, reinforcing its already essential and growing role. The expertise and network of ZEBRA Santé through Hélène CATTOIRE and her team revitalize and enrich our offer on the pharmacy universe” Rafi MARDACHTI, President of UNIVERSAL Medica Group.