Press release launching the Lomé Initiative

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Press release launching the Lomé Initiative

A press release launching the Lomé Initiative issued today. On 17 and 18th January, six African Heads of State will meet in Lomé, Togo, to sign a political declaration and a legally binding agreement which will commit them to introduce criminal legislation specifically designed to suppress the traffic in substandard and falsified medicines. This is the first phase of a wider programme to ensure access to safe and effective medicines to all their citizens.

Read the press release here.