Strengthening South-South Cooperation for Promoting Sustainable Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Trade between India and Africa
The purpose of this informal roundtable is to discuss opportunities and challenges associated with India’s growing pharmaceutical footprint on the African continent, and to gain policy-relevant insights into how sustainable and equitable pharmaceutical trade, business and cooperation between India and Africa may be promoted.
The preliminary agenda includes panels discussing 1) India’s role in promoting affordable healthcare on the African continent, 2) Approaching Africa: Strategies and scenarios of Indian firms, 3) From diplomacy and diaspora to local business: Strengths and limitations of Indian pharmaceutical business operations in Africa, and 4) Policies and initiatives for ensuring sustainable and equitable India-Africa pharmaceutical relations.
Roundtable discussion organized by
Infection Control Academy of India (IFCAI)
Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad
Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai
School of Law, Mahindra University
The Oslo SDG Initiative, University of Oslo