This Website & online database has been developed for the ‘Pharmacology for Africa ‘ initiative, enabling African pharmacologists to sign up and to be linked, and for the initiative to be managed. Initially a grant has been awarded by ICSU South Africa for the development and hosting for the first year of this Website & database.

The International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) has granted permission that the domain may be registered, indicating a strong link between PharfA and IUPHAR.