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New alliance to improve access to affordable drugs in developing countries

The Medicines Transparency Alliance, which aims to contribute to increased access to affordable essential medicines in developing countries in co-operation with pharmaceutical companies, was launched last week (May 2008).

International institutions, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, governments, non-profit organisations and businesses have joined together to form the alliance, which will be piloted over two years in Ghana, Uganda, Zambia, the Philippines, Jordan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Peru.

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal URI: 10014951

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