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With his indigenous knowledge coupled with scientific knowledge, he is now providing solutions to health challenges with certified herbal medicines in Ghana. Enoch was certified as a Medical Herbalist at age 26 after successfully completing professional qualifying examinations in plant medicine and a Bachelor of Science degree in Herbal Medicine from the University. (...) According to the World Health Organization (WHO), traditional medicine backed with scientific methods, tools and guidelines can make a significant contribution to provide better access to medicines and achieving universal health coverage in Africa. (...) The vision of the two young entrepreneurs is to scale up production, so they can take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, to supply to other African countries.
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Score: 1116259.8 - https://www.undp.org/ghana/news/healing-plants
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But many criteria for aid quality, especially predictability and consistency with the development objectives of developing countries, require further improvement. Access to medicines, technology Access to medicines to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis has improved. However, the availability of affordable essential medecines is still far from adequate in both the public and private sectors, and wide variations in pricing mean that essential medicines are often unavailable to the poor. The report found that in the public sector, available medicines only meet one third of needs, and on average cost 250 per cent more than the international reference price. (...) Key partnership role of developing countries The Task Force notes that many developing nations need to better integrate trade and competitiveness into their development strategies, so they can better take advantage of trade opportunities. Many also need to eliminate taxes and duties on essential medicines and allow access to generic substitutes at lower prices.
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Score: 1113349.8 - https://www.un.org/millenniumg...DG%20Gap%20release%20FINAL.pdf
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MORE THAN 50% OF THE ESSENTIAL PHARMACEUTICAL MEDICINES USED IN THE REGION ARE IMPORTED FROM OUTSIDE AFRICA. (...) EXISTING AND NEW ARVS ARE STILL IN MEDICINES PATENT POOL  OPPORTUNITY - PRODUCTS CAN HOPEFULLY BE DEVELOPED IN COLLABORATION WITH TT OF BIG PHARMA, AND TAKE ADVANTAGE TRIPS FLEXIBILITIES TB INCREASING RESISTANCE; POOR TREATMENTS AND RESULTS; HIGH PRICES POINT OF CARE DIAGNOSTICS NEEDED; EXISTING DR-TB FAILURE: TREATMENT TOO LONG, NOT SAFE, NOT VERY EFFECTIVE NEW PRODUCTS ARE NOT IN PATENT POOL,  OPPORTUNITY FOR SADC TO DEVELOP THEM WITHOUT ORIGINATOR TT MALARIA  PRODUCTION OF ARTEMISININE API UNRELIABLE (SEASONAL)  PRODUCTION IN SADC ONLY IN MADAGASCAR (CAN EXPAND)  PAEDIATRIC DOSAGE FORMS NEEDED  SEMI-SYNTHETIC ARTEMISININE (MOROCCO) TOO COSTLY/DIFFICULT? (...) THUS SOME OF ITS MEMBERS ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE FAPMA-GLOBAL FUND INITIATIVE TO SUPPLY AFRICA WITH MEDICINES FOR NON-PANDEMIC DISEASES. THIS PRESENTS A HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GROWTH AND CONSEQUENTLY INVESTMENT.
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Score: 1113349.8 - https://www.unido.org/sites/de...a%20Market_01032018%20Bonn.pdf
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But many criteria for aid quality, especially predictability and consistency with the development objectives of developing countries, require further improvement. Access to medicines, technology Access to medicines to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis has improved. However, the availability of affordable essential medecines is still far from adequate in both the public and private sectors, and wide variations in pricing mean that essential medicines are often unavailable to the poor. The report found that in the public sector, available medicines only meet one third of needs, and on average cost 250 per cent more than the international reference price. (...) Key partnership role of developing countries The Task Force notes that many developing nations need to better integrate trade and competitiveness into their development strategies, so they can better take advantage of trade opportunities. Many also need to eliminate taxes and duties on essential medicines and allow access to generic substitutes at lower prices.
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Score: 1113349.8 - https://www.un.org/chinese/mil...DG%20Gap%20release%20FINAL.pdf
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But many criteria for aid quality, especially predictability and consistency with the development objectives of developing countries, require further improvement. Access to medicines, technology Access to medicines to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis has improved. However, the availability of affordable essential medecines is still far from adequate in both the public and private sectors, and wide variations in pricing mean that essential medicines are often unavailable to the poor. The report found that in the public sector, available medicines only meet one third of needs, and on average cost 250 per cent more than the international reference price. (...) Key partnership role of developing countries The Task Force notes that many developing nations need to better integrate trade and competitiveness into their development strategies, so they can better take advantage of trade opportunities. Many also need to eliminate taxes and duties on essential medicines and allow access to generic substitutes at lower prices.
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Score: 1113349.8 - https://www.who.int/pmnch/topi.../mdgs/un_mdgreport_pr40908.pdf
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Therefore, WHO has established the AIDS Medicines and Diagnostics Service (AMDS) to assist countries with all aspects of selecting, procuring and delivering AIDS medicines and diagnostic tools to the point of service delivery. (...) FDCs are a major breakthrough for AIDS treatment in poor countries as they offer significant operational advantages, including ease of distribution and storage, the likelihood of greater adher- ence, reduced incidence of treatment failure and drug resist- ance. (...) Prequalification was originally intended to give United Nations procurement agencies such as UNICEF the choice of a range of quality medicines. With time, the growing list of medicines that have been found to meet the set requirements has come to be seen as a useful tool for anyone purchasing medicines in bulk, including national governments and other organizations.
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Score: 1110166.8 - https://www.who.int/3by5/en/changinghistory.pdf
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Furthermore, intellectual property rules have increased the cost of access to some medicines and can jeopardize full enjoyment of the right to health. Through two case studies it is shown that diverse practices, permitted under current trade regulations, have extended the duration of intellectual property protection and made medicines more expensive. The report concludes that challenges exist for harmonizing international law on these matters and taking advantage of the flexibilities provided for in the agreements. (...) Although the right to public health has been strengthened in recent decades – as evidenced by the development of numerous international legal instruments as well as instruments to facilitate access to medicines and technologies – it is necessary to deepen and clarify it and move towards mechanisms that facilitate access to medicines as an indispensable aspect of the right to health, the Commission adds.
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Score: 1109365.9 - https://www.cepal.org/en/news/...-property-and-access-medicines
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This is another visible way in which Rwanda continues to use the TRIPS flexibilities to her advantage. In addition, Rwanda’s IP regime recognizes international exhaustion of IP rights, in a clear move to allow for parallel importation of generic medicines that might have been produced under compulsory license in other countries. (...) In the case of Malawi, there has clearly been a lack of steadiness to update the legislation and take advantage of the flexibilities provided for in the TRIPS Agreement. (...) It was therefore necessary that Malawi, poor as it is, be aggressive in taking advantage of the such TRIPS flexibilities relating to access to medicines as compulsory licensing or parallel importations.
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Score: 1109189.55 - https://www.wto.org/english/tr...rs_e/2019/chapter_9_2019_e.pdf
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Service content Earthquake Early Warning Earthquake Early Warning Trial for Earthquake Early Warning Distribution Service NGN – Next Generation Networks QoS, SIP – Terminology in Networking/ Signaling protocols Synergia - Business Beyond Borders Social Benefits in India Direct employment for 2.8 Million and In-direct employment for 7.5 Million Opportunities in IT Enabled services – Starting from voice based call centers to BPOs to KPOs (Knowledge Process Outsourcing) Massive growth in Software Development services – developments in telecom facilitate digital data transmission E-Governance – Use of software applications in government – Better reach and increased transparency Synergia - Business Beyond Borders Tele-Medicine What is Tele-Medicine: The facility to provide interactive healthcare using Telecommunications as the medium and modern medical technology as the tool. It could be either in real-time or asynchronous Synergia - Business Beyond Borders Tele-Medicine- Current Applications Radiology Pathology Cardiology Real-time consultation during invasive procedures Medical Education Synergia - Business Beyond Borders Experts can view invasive procedures, medical reports etc. in real-time remotely, give advise to the local medical professional. Day is not far off when a surgeon sitting in the United States performs a surgery on a patient in India or the vice versa, accessing the equipment through remote control facilitated through the internet. Advanced Tele-Medicine Synergia - Business Beyond Borders Expansion of Patient outreach Cost savings by avoiding Travel Confidentiality Immediate and Urgent medical care Increased exposure and awareness for the local medical professional from the interactions with the specialist doctor Advantages of Tele-Medicine Synergia - Business Beyond Borders Tele-radiology – Outsourcing Readings/Images are uploaded on to the web and stored securely.
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Score: 1099331.6 - https://www.wto.org/english/tr...ecom_e/sym_feb08_e/simon_e.pdf
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. • ECOWAS must start to take advantage of: • TRIPS flexibilities on intellectual property • Patent Pool initiative in the context of public procurement • Meet the requirements of social security organizations that promote the prescription of good quality generics medicines, cheaper than the originators. • Provide our people with reliable and locally established sources for the supply of drugs. (...) https://www.facebook.com/UNIDO.HQ http://www.twitter.com/UNIDO https://www.youtube.com/user/UNIDObeta https://www.instagram.com/unido_newsroom/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/unido http://www.unido.org/ https://www.linkedin.com/ 4 • Nearly 60% of drugs purchased in the Gulf of Guinea fall under the falsified quality classification of the World Health Organization (WHO). • And the problem of fake medicines does not affect only Africa since 10% of all drugs in circulation in the world are falsified (WHO). • Many countries therefore see a need to enhance the capabilities of this industry locally. • PMPA, ERPP are very evocative on this subject https://www.facebook.com/UNIDO.HQ http://www.twitter.com/UNIDO https://www.youtube.com/user/UNIDObeta https://www.instagram.com/unido_newsroom/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/unido http://www.unido.org/ https://www.linkedin.com/ 5 2-General Overview and Dynamics The West African Region •15 Member Countries* •Population: about 350 million. •Estimated Pharma size: $5b. https://www.facebook.com/UNIDO.HQ http://www.twitter.com/UNIDO https://www.youtube.com/user/UNIDObeta https://www.instagram.com/unido_newsroom/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/unido http://www.unido.org/ https://www.linkedin.com/ 6 The West African Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (WAPMA) – Regional Association for local medicines’ manufacturers. • Established October 2005. • Initially only 2 Member Countries • Nigeria • Ghana • Other Member Countries • Côte d’Ivoire • Cabo-Verde • Senegal • Togo • Benin • Mali • Guinea Conakry • Niger https://www.facebook.com/UNIDO.HQ http://www.twitter.com/UNIDO https://www.youtube.com/user/UNIDObeta https://www.instagram.com/unido_newsroom/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/unido http://www.unido.org/ https://www.linkedin.com/ 7 •Regional spread of Local Medicines’ Manufacturers.
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Score: 1099331.6 - https://www.unido.org/sites/de...a%20Market_01032018%20Bonn.pdf
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