In a collective effort to curb and prevent the circulation of counterfeit drugs in Africa, the Ministers of Health aim to establish an African Medicines Agency within a year.

“The African Region Commission in partnership with Nepad agency and WHO have been tasked by a taskforce which was established by the Ministers of Health following their endorsement to set up an African Medicines Agency by 2018 on the continent,” Dr. Agma-Anyetei.

To read further on this initiative click here for an article recently published by The Southern Times and written by Lovemore Ranga Mataire.