Seminar on Pharmaceutical Capacities and Access to Health Care in Kenya on the 12th of February at 2.30 Pm at the IFRA Offices
In the contemporary Bio-medical world, access to Healthcare is increasingly matching up the access to medicines. What about pharmaceutical capacities in the Global South? Shifting geographies of production have seen emerging Pharmaceutical powers in India, China, Brazil or South Africa. Now countries such as Kenya are developing their own pharmaceutical sector in order to reduce the rates of external reliance and provide better Healthcare to their citizens. What are the challenges of such an industry, in financial, technical, knowledge terms? And above all, on what conditions can it improve the quality of healthcare of the Kenyan people?
- Joan Kariuki Kungu (African Centre for Technology Studies) – ‘ Health Sector Supply Chains in Kenya Prospects for improving performance’
- Mathieu Quet (IRD) – “Are there good solutions to bad medicines?