Are we at a tipping point for health products manufacturing in Africa?

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Join the Corporate Council on Africa, the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy (OGAC), and U.S. Pharmacopeia for this virtual event to discuss the policy, financing, and regulatory measures needed to support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in producing rapid HIV/AIDS diagnostics and first-line anti-retroviral (ARV) treatments in Africa. Hear from government, non-government, and private experts about how regional production will improve sustainability in manufacturing health products on the continent.

Keynote speaker: Ambassador Dr. John Nkengasong, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy (OGAC)  


  • Ms. Nardos Bekele-Thomas, CEO, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
  • Dr. Uzoma Ezeoke, Executive Director, Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Dr. Perrer Tosso, Director, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Supply Programs, USP
  • Mr. Erik Takang, Senior Advisor, Health Commodities and Supply Chain, OGAC
  • Dr. Jeffrey Sturchio, Chairman, Corporate Council for Africa (moderator) 

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