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Developing nations work for more access to essential health commodities

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 23 June 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1510
  1. Rohit Sharma
  1. Mumbai

    A group of 16 developing nations, under the umbrella of Partners for Population and Development, have pledged to accelerate “South-South collaboration” (collaboration among developing countries) to stem the tide of lack of access to essential health commodities. The group held a technical consultation at Cochin, south India, last week.

    Partners for Population and Development is an inter-government alliance that was formed in 1994 in response to the call at the international conference on population and development in Cairo for intensified South-South collaboration as a key way of achieving the goals set at …

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