Vaccines to be manufactured locally – President

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Local pharmaceutical companies have benefited from Government funding amounting to Gh¢50 million to manufacture Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARVs) in the country.

This was announced by President John Mahama when he delivered the State of the Nation Address to Parliament on Tuesday.

In the Address which was originally scheduled for last week Thursday, February 20, the President said this was one of the major steps taken by the government to reduce the HIV and AIDS infection rate among the population and to save many more lives.

Source: Business Ghana (link opens in a new window)

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