Making Medicines in Africa: The Political Economy of Industrializing for Local Health

Edited by Maureen Mackintosh, Geoffrey Banda, Paula Tibandebage et al.
Palgrave Macmillan, December 2015

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The importance of the pharmaceutical industry in Sub-Saharan Africa, its claim to policy priority, is rooted in the vast unmet health needs of the sub-continent. “Making Medicines in Africa” is a collective endeavour, by a group of contributors with a strong African and more broadly Southern presence, to find ways to link technological development, investment and industrial growth in pharmaceuticals to improve access to essential good quality medicines, as part of moving towards universal access to competent health care in Africa.

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