Health Science Academy was built on the product offering and reputation of Technipharm, a pharmacist training provider established in 1990.
Technipharm was at the forefront of providing specialised training required by pharmacists
in the pharmaceutical industry, and a range of courses were developed and presented in this field. Health
Science Academy was later bought by Innovex SA, a subsidiary of Quintiles Inc., and Innovex SA continued to
build on the company’s core business.
In 2005, Health Science Academy was bought by the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD), a private institution of
higher education, established at the end of 1997 with the purpose of providing a comprehensive range of education products and research, tailor-made to the needs of the healthcare sector.
Health Science Academy is accredited as a provider of training and education by the South African Pharmacy
Council. In addition, Health Science Academy is an approved provider of Pharmacist’s Assistant Learnerships
with the HWSETA.
Health Science Academy has established an infrastructure and quality control function to meet standards
required by both the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and the South African Pharmacy Council