The role of local manufacturers in improving access to essential medicines|Creating opportunities for the scale-up of local pharmaceutical production


Publication Date 

November 2009
pp 40-42

The local manufacturing of pharmaceuticals is a hotly contested issue in many countries. It runs to the heart of key concerns such as quality, availability, and price of medicines. Some of the arguments of the local manufacturers are set out in this article by one of the co-chairs of the Medicines Transparency Alliance Uganda Council and Chairman of the Uganda Pharmaceutical Manufacturer's Association (UPMA)

Serial Title:Africa Health Serial Part:Volume 32, Number 1 

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