Becker's Healthcare July 19, 2022
The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations pressed global leaders to plan better distribution practices for lower income countries in future pandemics.
The recommendations were published July 19 in the Berlin Declaration. To bolster global health emergency readiness, IFPMA advised leaders to invest more in the pharmaceutical industry, streamline manufacturing power by agreeing to reverse export bans and proactively plan for equitable distribution of “pandemic products.”
“During COVID-19, efforts to achieve equitable access were not fully realized because of inadequate upfront procurement financing and a...