Ensuring That Developing Countries Have Access to New Healthcare Products: The Role of Product Development Partnerships

According to this article published in the eJournal Innovation Strategies Today, product development partnerships (PDPs) are generating an increasing flow of health products, including vaccines, for diseases prevalent in developing countries. Based on past experience, ensuring end‐user access to these health products will present a significant challenge following the research and development process. The specific actions required to ensure access, and the time when these actions should be initiated, are becoming clearer based on the experiences to date in various PDPs and are outlined in this article.

Author(s): Brooks AD, Wells WA, McLean TD, et al.

Published: 2010