How Kenyan and Tanzanian medicine producers deserve a shot in the arm

The Conversation, 28 September 2016
Authors: Samuel Wangwe, Maureen Mackintosh
“Despite major improvement in access to HIV/Aids and TB treatment most people living in Africa still lack access to reliable and appropriate medicines. They continue to struggle with the worst health status in the world. Why is this happening? What can be done? Unexpectedly, part of the explanation can be found in the state of Africa’s own pharmaceutical industry. Far too little is heard about the industry in debates about access to medicines. And it’s often said that Africa has no pharmaceutical industry. But this simply isn’t true.”
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