Launch of The AfCFTA-anchored Pharmaceutical Initiative’s Centralised Pooled Procurement Mechanism (CPPM)
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)’s led AfCFTA-anchored Pharmaceutical Initiative will launch the Centralised Pooled Procurement Mechanism (CPPM).
The objective of the launch is to solicit buy-in from pilot countries on the proposed CPPM and its work program, time frames and expected objectives, as well as the establishment of necessary institutional arrangements (secretariat and national levels) for successful implementation of the mechanism. Furthermore, it will showcase health business opportunities for private sector investment contributing towards creation of jobs, cost savings and productivity gains leveraging on the AfCFTA and the Africa Medicines Agency (AMA) for sustainable and inclusive development in Africa. Read More.