WAPMA's main objective is to represent and support the common business, scientific and technical interests of its members namely, but not limited to the generic medicines pharmaceutical industry and relevant and/or related associations. These Interests shall not be restricted to the West African region but shall also include relations globally and in so doing The Association seeks to:
- Promote access to safe, quality and efficacious generic medicines to patients.
- Facilitate economic growth and development of a sustainable and viable pharmaceutical industry.
- Strengthen the local production of generic medicines in SADC; and
- Act as an industry coordinating body by promoting excellence, facilitating networking opportunities, disseminating information and raising awareness regarding pharmaceutical related matters