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Title Making medicines in Africa : the political economy of industrializing for local health / edited by Maureen Mackintosh (Professor of Economics, The Open University, United Kingdom), Geoffrey Banda (Research Fellow in Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom), Paula Tibandebage (Senior Research Associate with REPOA, Tanzania), Watu Wamae (Visiting Research Fellow, The Open University, United Kingdom).

Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxi, 335 pages) : illustrations.
Series International political economy series
International political economy series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-321) and index.
Contents Making medicines in Africa : an historical political economy overview / Geoffrey Banda, Samuel Wangwe, Maureen Mackintosh -- Pharmaceuticals in Kenya : the evolution of technological capabilities / Roberto Simonetti, Norman Clark -- Pharmaceutical manufacturing decline in Tanzania : how possible is a turnaround to growth? / Paula Tibandebage, Samuel Wangwe, Maureen Mackintosh -- Bringing industrial and health policies closer : reviving pharmaceutical production in Ethiopia / Tsige Gebre-Mariam, Kedir Tahir, Solomon Gebre-Amanuel -- South-south collaboration in pharmaceuticals : manufacturing antiretroviral medicines in Mozambique / Giuliano Russo, Lâicia de Oliveira -- Can foreign firms promote local production of pharmaceuticals in Africa? / Sudip Chaudhuri -- Raising the technological level : the scope for API, excipients, additives and biologicals manufacture in Africa / Joseph Fortunak, Skhumbuzo Ngozwana, Tsige Gebre-Mariam, Tiffany Ellison, Paul Watts -- Health systems as industrial policy : building collaborative capabilities in the Tanzanian and Kenyan health sectors and their local suppliers / Maureen Mackintosh, Paula Tibandebage, Joan Kariuki Kungu, Mercy Karimi Njeru, Caroline Israel -- The dissemination of local health innovations : political economy issues in Brazil / Erika Aragäao, Jane Mary Guimaräaes, Sebastiäao Loureiro -- Healthy industries and unhealthy populations : lessons from Indian problem-solving / Smita Srinivas -- Policies to control medicines prices : does the South African experience have lessons for other African countries? / Skhumbuzo Ngozwana -- African pharmaceutical standards : the road to improvement and their role in technological capability upgrading / Geoffrey Banda, Julius Mugwagwa, Dinar Kale, Margareth Ndomondo-Sigonda -- Innovative procurement for health and industrial development / Joanna Chataway, Geoffrey Banda, Gavin Cochrane and Catriona Manville -- Industry associations and the changing politics of making medicines in South Africa / Theo Papaioannou, Andrew Watkins, Julius Mugwagwa, Dinar Kale -- Finance and incentives to support the development of national pharmaceutical industries / Alastair West, Geoffrey Banda.
Summary This book is open access under a CC-BY license. Making Medicines in Africa explores how pharmaceutical production in Africa can promote industrialisation while addressing huge unmet health care needs, if health and industrial policies can be aligned.
Other author Mackintosh, Maureen, editor.
Banda, Geoffrey, 1969- editor.
Tibandebage, Paula, editor.
Wamae, Watu, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Pharmaceutical industry -- Africa.
Economic development -- Africa.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781137546470 electronic bk.
1137546476 electronic bk.
9781137571335 print
1137571330 print
9781137546463 print
1137546468 print
9781137546487 (epub)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-1-137-54647-0