Making medicines in Africa

Julius Mugwagwa

OU academics are researching the interconnection between industrial development and health in Africa.

They contributed to a book, Making Medicines in Africa, on the topic.

In this video, the Maureen Mackintosh, Professor of Economics at the OU and Dr Julius Mugwagwa, Lecturer in Development Policy and Governance, explain why there needs to be more emphasis on Africa making their own medicines.

Read more about the OU's research in International Development at: http://www.open.ac.uk/research/main/our-research/international-development