Trends To Look Out For In The African Pharmaceutical Industry

Written by Julia Austin

Talk of pharmaceuticals in Africa in the past often centered around potentially fatal illnesses like malaria and HIV/AIDS. The emphasis was on saving those at risk of death. Now the continent’s growing middle class who can afford to treat chronic illness is getting more attention. More pharmaceutical companies are looking to Africa as an opportunity for growth in improving or prolonging lives. Here are some trends to look out for in the African pharmaceutical industry.