EU reimporting drugs meant for Africa is only part of storyBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7383.285 (Published 01 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:285
- Geoff Crumplin (email@example.com), resource coordinator
- Inter Care (Medicines for Africa), Leicester LE7 1LD
EDITOR—The proposed measures of the European Union to prevent reimportation of cheap drugs meant for Africa are welcome.1 However, experience of drug access programmes suggests that relabelling will address only part of the problem of corrupt diversion of medicines.
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