|Categories||Discussion Papers, Research|
|Create Date||February 20, 2019|
|Last Updated||February 20, 2019|
This paper is an abridged version of a research report. “Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in Africa: Towards a Research Agenda on Competitiveness and Social Inclusion.” It highlights the key research issues as identified through a series of interviews with a wide range of stakeholders in the public domain, private sector, civil society, industry associations, development partners and research organizations. The prioritized topics have further been supplemented with extensive literature reviews on the current status of pharmaceutical manufacturing in Africa and a mapping of the activities, foci priorities of most research and development partners operating in the continent. The resultant research agenda has been subjected to stakeholder reviews and feedback and presented at regional forums for validation and refinement.