Accessing Medicines in Africa and South Asia

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 242262
EC contribution
: € 2,995,790.00
: 36 months
Starting date
: 01/05/2010
: access to medicine, pharmaceutical supply chain, regulation, availability, production, procurement, health systems, consumer, funding, donors.
Project web-site

The AMASA consortium is a collaboration of partners in Europe, South Asia and Africa investigating the complexity of pharmaceutical supply chains in low- and middle-income counties and their impact on access to essential medicines. This 3-year project received a €3 million grant through the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The eight institutions which are involved in the project are: University of Edinburgh (UK), as coordinating institution, University of Ghent (Belgium), Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Switzerland), Mbarara University of Science and Technology (Uganda), Makerere University (Uganda), University of Western Cape (South Africa), Foundation for Research in Community Health (India), and Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London (UK).

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