SOURCE: EastGate Biotech Corp.

June 09, 2015 09:30 ET

EastGate Biotech Announces That Impex Healthcare Will Distribute One of Its Products, Glucora

SALT LAKE CITY, UT and TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - Jun 9, 2015) -  EastGate Biotech Corp. (OTC PINK: ETBI), an emerging pharmaceutical company aimed at utilizing drug delivery innovations in the development of improved novel formulations and alternative dosage forms of existing biologically active molecules, has announced that Impex Healthcare (www.ImpexHealthcare.com) will commence the distribution and marketing of one of the company's natural products, Glucora, in Bangladesh along with future distribution of other glucose management products.

Glucora is a soft capsule product that provides support for healthy glucose metabolism. Glucora contains natural ingredients in a highly efficient self-nanoemulsifying composition. Information on the product is available online at www.nano-essentials.com.

Impex Healthcare (www.ImpexHealthcare.com) is a company based in Dhaka, Bangladesh that is engaged in the import, marketing and distribution of various innovative healthcare products in Bangladesh. The Impex product line includes supplements (dietary and women health-related), medical devices and raw materials.

With the population of approximately 150 million, the prevalence of diabetes amongst adult population aged 20 to 79 had more than doubled in Bangladesh -- from 4% in 1995-2000 to 9% in 2006-2000 according to 2014 International Diabetes Federation World Atlas. Same source predicts Bangladesh to take the 8th spot in the world in terms of diabetic population by 2030 with 10.4 million people afflicted.

"We are pleased to have an initial footprint in the growing diabetes population in Bangladesh," says Anna Gluskin, EastGate's CEO. "Glucora will serve this marketplace well in terms of providing a solution for natural glucose management. We look forward to expanding the distribution to other potential glucose management products," continues Ms. Gluskin.

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