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Parallel importation of drugs to lower cost of medication

Recently, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya made a bold decision to address what maybe the local pharmaceutical industry’s most controversial issue, parallel trade in pharmaceuticals. While there have been previous attempts to tackle this matter in the past, it is hoped that the current attempt will pay attention to all important aspects of this issue in order to build a consensus among all interested parties in coming up with a policy position that is not only widely acceptable but also addresses most of the contentious issues once and for all. 

Managing pharmaceutical risks in cross border healthcare

We live in a dramatically transforming world with huge implications for health, medicine and the role of the regulators. While, there are many benefits of globalization, there can be no doubt that with the increasing interconnectedness of the world, comes new vulnerabilities to a range of serious even catastrophic health threats.