Making Medicines in Africa: The Political Economy of Industrializing for Local Health (International Political Economy Series)

Making Medicines in Africa: The Political Economy of Industrializing for Local Health (International Political Economy Series)

By: Maureen Mackintosh (editor), Watu Wamae (editor), Paula Tibandebage (editor), Geoffrey Banda (editor)Paperback

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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.

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Maureen Mackintosh is Professor of Economics at the Open University, UK. She is a development economist specialising in the analysis of markets in health care and medicines, with particular reference to African contexts. Geoffrey Banda is a Research Fellow at the Innogen Institute within Science, Technology and Innovation Studies at The University of Edinburgh, UK. He is currently working on an ESRC-funded Regenerative Medicine project. Paula Tibandebage is a Senior Research Associate with REPOA, a non-government policy research institute in Tanzania. She specializes in issues of social protection and social services provisioning, including health and education. Watu Wamae is Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Economics at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. Her research expertise is in the area of industrialisation and innovation policy, and she works closely with governments in Africa.


Introduction: African Industrial Development, Values And Health Care; Maureen Mackintosh, Geoffrey Banda, Paula Tibandebage and Watu Wamae PART I: THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY IN AFRICA 1. Making Medicines In Africa: An Historical Political Economy Overview; Geoffrey Banda, Samuel Wangwe and Maureen Mackintosh 2. Pharmaceuticals In Kenya: The Evolution Of Technological Capabilities; Roberto Simonetti and Norman Clark 3. Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Decline In Tanzania: How Possible Is A Turnaround To Growth?; Paula Tibandebage, Samuel Wangwe and Maureen Mackintosh 4. Bringing Industrial And Health Policies Closer: Reviving Pharmaceutical Production In Ethiopia; Tsige Gebre-Mariam, Kedir Tahir and Solomon Gebre-Amanuel 5. South-South Collaboration In Pharmaceuticals: Manufacturing Antiretroviral Medicines In Mozambique; Giuliano Russo and Licia De Oliveira 6. Can Foreign Firms Promote Local Production Of Pharmaceuticals In Africa?; Sudip Chaudhuri 7. Raising The Technological Level: The Scope For API, Excipients, Additives And Biologicals Manufacture In Africa; Joseph Fortunak, Skhumbuzo Ngozwana, Tsige Gebre-Mariam, Tiffany Ellison and Paul Watts PART II: INDUSTRIALISATION FOR HEALTH 8. 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 and Caroline Israel 9. The Dissemination Of Local Health Innovations: Political Economy Issues In Brazil; Erika Aragao, Jane Mary Guimaraes and Sebastiao Loureiro 10. Healthy Industries And Unhealthy Populations: Lessons From Indian Problem-Solving; Smita Srinivas PART III: INDUSTRIAL POLICIES AND HEALTH NEEDS 11. Policies To Control Medicines Prices: Does The South African Experience Have Lessons For Other African Countries?; Skhumbuzo Ngozwana 12. African Pharmaceutical Standards: The Road To Improvement And Their Role In Technological Capability Upgrading; Geoffrey Banda, Julius Mugwagwa, Dinar Kale and Margareth Ndomondo-Sigonda 13. Innovative Procurement For Health And Industrial Development; Joanna Chataway, Geoffrey Banda, Gavin Cochrane and Catriona Manville 14. Industry Associations And The Changing Politics Of Making Medicines In South Africa; Theo Papaioannou, Andrew Watkins, Julius Mugwagwa and Dinar Kale 15. Finance And Incentives To Support The Development Of National Pharmaceutical Industries; Alastair West and Geoffrey Banda

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  • publication date: 11/11/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137571335
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 2016
  • Number Of Pages: 355
  • ID: 9781137571335
  • weight: 452
  • ISBN10: 1137571330

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