The Tunisian Pharmaceutical Company " COTUPHA " has been working in the field of health since March 1941. Its founder Paul LUCIANI was a pharmacist inspector residing in Tunisia since 1894. He founded this company to meet the needs of importing and distributing drugs claimed by laboratories and his fellow-pharmacists residing in Tunisia.

The Tunisian pharmacists having taken part in the capital in 1941 were as follows: Mr. BOUHAJEB working in Halfaouine street in Tunis. Mr. CHAHED working in KASBA street in Tunis. Mr. SOUISSI working in QuatrièmeZOUAVE street. Mr. Jalloul BEN CHERIFA working in SOUSSE. Mr. Ameur BEN CHERIFA working in SFAX.

The following pharmacists followed one another in managing the company: Mr Paul LUCIANI from 1941 to 1957. Mr Mohamed BEN HAMOUDA from1957 to 1987. Mrs Aziza OUAHCHI from 1987 to 1993.