Brief History


  • Established just after the liberation day 30/04/1975 first name was Medical and Pharmaceutical General Depot (MPGD).
  • In 1976, MPDG was split into Pharmaceutical Co. level 1. transaction name of Codupha was adopted since then (initials from French name: La Compagnie Du Pharmaceutique).
  • In 1985, new name: National Pharmaceutical Co. No. 2 – CODUPHA. • In 1993, establishment of state-owned Enterprise, Codupha became member of pharmaceutical enterprise association which is today The Vietnam Pharmaceutical Corporation (Vinapharm).
  • In 1994, CODUPHA established its first branch in Hanoi. • In 1997, CODUPHA established its 2nd branch in Cantho – Mekong Delta.
  • In 2002, CODUPHA invested and built up a WHO-GMP pharmaceutical plant in Laos.
  • In 2007, CODUPHA opened its third branch in Buôn Ma Thuột City, ĐăkLăk Provine in the highlands.
  • In 2008, CODUPHA opened its next branch in city of Vinh, Nghệ An province (North Central VN).
  • In 2009, CODUPHA started its newest 2 branches in Hải Phòng (North VN) and Quảng Ngãi (Central VN).
  • In 2010, National Pharmaceutical Company No.2 became Central Pharmaceutical Company No.2-CODUPHA.
  • Implementation of GSP (Good Storage Practice) guidelines since 2003 with regular inspection and renewal in 2005, 2007, 2009.
  • GDP (Good Distribution Practice) compliances was implemented in 2008 and renewed in 2010.