You have visited the website page of the leading quality pharmaceutical manufacturer in Kenya; Universal Corporation Ltd. (UCL). We got our name from the erstwhile entity Universal Pharmacy (K) ltd. (UPKL) which came into being in 1996 with a small manufacturing unit in Industrial Area, Nairobi – Kenya. Currently, We manufacture over 100 formulations of Human medicines.

The Winning Edge

In the fast growing African pharmaceutical market, UCL is banking upon a new product pipeline and aggressive marketing approach for brand promotion for some of its key products as well as a careful selection of countries of interest in Africa.



Our Future

The future business growth strategy of Universal Corporation Ltd includes a large share from the export market with an estimated growth target of 100% by targeting carefully selected countries across the African continent. In the local market, UCL envisions to be leading manufacturer of quality generic pharmaceutical products targeting all key health sectors & medical specialties.


Universal Corporation Ltd has been accredited with GMP certification by the local authorities and international quality compliance by various Drug Regulatory Authorities. The list of the DRAs that have inspected and approved our facility can be obtained on request. Of notable importance is pre – qaulification of our site by W.H.O, Geneva in November 2011. We have also been audited and approved by Bureau Veritas, Kenya office and awarded ISO 14001: 2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007 certification.