African Business Magazine Examines How Product Development Partnerships Help Drive R&D, Markets For New Drugs, Vaccines, Diagnostics
African Business Magazine: Partnerships to fight disease
“…Investing in the discovery, development, and manufacture of drugs to combat tropical and poverty-related diseases in African countries with limited resources to fund research or pay for treatments was a commercial non-starter. … The product development partnership (PDP) model, which emerged in the late 90s, was a response to this market failure. … There are now 16 major PDPs operating globally, each with a specialized focus on vaccines, microbicides, preventative treatments, therapeutic products, or diagnostics…” (Fox, 2/23).
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