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How to ensure the quality of medicines in francophone Africa?


The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the difficulty for health systems in low- and middle-income countries to ensure the quality of essential health products. Countries in French-speaking Africa are often seen as having more difficulty in finding sustainable solutions to strengthen their pharmaceutical sector. A webinar held on 2 December 2021 provided an opportunity to discuss the challenges faced by the World Health Organization, a national regulatory authority and a national procurement authority in this field. This webinar was made possible thanks to the support of the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs (DGD) through ITM and the Be-Cause Health network. Consult the report of the webinar (in French).

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