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Indian firms in Africa point the way

Perhaps the biggest driver for improved access to medicine has been India’s emergence as the pharmacy of the world. Indian companies, such as Cipla and …

“Western” illness now a new threat

Africa carries a large proportion of the global disease burden because it must confront both easily treated diseases of poverty and also the growing problem …

Locals want a bigger share

Africa has long struggled to find its place within the global pharmaceutical industry. International drugs manufacturers rely on massive revenues to help fund research and …

Moving production into Africa

The influx of Indian companies has been very welcome but it would be better if there were more competition in the sector. The best way …