Volume 92 Issue 14 | p. 10 | News of The Week
Issue Date: April 7, 2014

GSK To Expand Across Africa

Pharmaceuticals: Drug firm plans lab, plants, and academic support to build local capabilities
Department: Business
Keywords: pharmaceuticals, africa, economic development, partnerships, manufacturing, developing world

Seeing human need and business opportunity, GlaxoSmithKline is investing more than $200 million over five years in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We are setting out further steps to tackle Africa’s dual health burden of infectious and emerging noncommunicable diseases and help build crucial capacity to underpin the development of the health care sector in the region,” GSK CEO Andrew Witty said at the 5th EU-Africa Business Forum in Brussels last . . .

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