Nick Haggar co-chaired Roundtable on Health and Pharmaceuticals at EU-Africa Business Forum
April 1, 2014: Nick Haggar, Sandoz Head of Western Europe, Middle East & Africa, and European Generic Medicines Association (EGA) President, recently co-chaired the Roundtable on Health and Pharmaceuticals at the 5th EU-Africa Business Forum.
In his remarks, he explained that a major challenge facing African health systems is how to ensure the quality and safety of medicines.
He went on to say that “an immediate political commitment is needed from country health authorities to agree on setting up rigorous product quality testing, pharmacovigilance systems and regional bioequivalence centers, implementation of the African Medicines Regulatory Harmonization program (AMRH) and establishment of the African Medicines Regulatory Agency (AMA).”
Read the full EGA press release.