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Engagement Of Global Community In China-Africa Health Collaboration Needed For Success

The Lancet: China-Africa Health Collaboration
Editorial Board

“The 5th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Collaboration: Contributing to Universal Health Coverage (UHC), Expanding Access to Essential Medicines … took place in Beijing last week (March 26–28). … The roundtable endorsed the Beijing Policy Recommendations 2015 — calling for collaboration to reflect local country priorities, enhanced production and access to new health commodities, increased accountability, and investments in research, development, and health financing. The recommendations will inform the Ministerial Forum of China-Africa Health Development and the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation later this year. … With a broadening array of health predicaments in Africa, the China-Africa Health Collaboration is very welcome and needs the active engagement of the global community to succeed in its vision” (4/4).