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Making Affordable Drugs in Africa

Richard Harris profiles Ghana's first manufacturer of generic AIDS drugs. It's the brainchild of Yaw Adu Gyamfi, an American-trained Ghanaian who brought together diverse interests to make it happen. He went to China and found a company that would bankroll the operation. The company hopes to produce drugs in Ghana for nations throughout Africa. The drugs are still awaiting approval by the World Health Organization.

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