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Better Funding Needed for WHO Prequalification of Medicines Program, Experts Say

January 16, 2014

The Guardian: Better funding call for vital drug approval programme

In her Global Health Blog for The Guardian, Sarah Boseley discusses a recently published article examining "[t]he prequalification of medicines program (PQP) of the WHO, launched in 2001, [which] was set up to assess the quality of the generic medicines for HIV and other diseases made by companies in India, China and elsewhere. ... But, say four respected experts in the Journal of Public Health Policy, the program is endangered by its insecure funding ..." (1/15).

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