APPON (Association of Pharmaceutical Producers of Nepal) was established in the year 1990 A.D by the Pharmaceutical entrepreneurs with the view to facilitate, enhance and improve the service of the Pharmaceutical companies to co-ordinate with different government bodies, medical fraternity and pharmaceutical business houses. Today, it has 50 Pharmaceutical companies as its members, who govern the 45% of Nepalese Pharmaceutical market share, out of which approximately 50% of which are certified with WHO-GMP and others are in process of it. APPON from the day of its establishment is driving towards the destination to produce safe, efficacious and economical products with high quality to serve the health sector of Nepal. To promote the Nepalese Pharmaceutical Industries in the global market it is also supporting for export. It is also helping the Pharmaceutical industries in the technical and technological advancement which ultimately aid for the development of health segment of Nepal.
APPON has also been organizing the ultimate Pharmaceutical Exhibition “Nepal Pharma Expo” since the year 2005. With the gap of two years, it has successfully showcased the Pharma Expo in 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 & 2016. APPON is also going to organize Pharma Expo in March 2019 and will continue the activity in future with an objective of improvement in each attempt.