Why Africa Must Prioritise Manufacturing Own Drugs
According to the World Health Organization estimates, less than 60 per cent of people in the developing world have access to generic medicines that are available at a fraction of the cost of brand name drugs. It’s on this premise that the Council of Health Research for Development will hold a forum to discuss how developing countries can become more self sufficient and break free from dependence on donor money and supplies from India and develop own pharmaceutical pipeline.
Source: Business Daily, Pg. 28
Date: Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012
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