AFRICA – Access to Medicines, SMA Justice Briefing no 26

AFRICA – Access to Medicines, SMA Justice Briefing no 26meds

Then latest SMA Justice Briefing;  AFRICA – Access to Medicines reflects the Christian commitment to Justice and Church teaching on the inalienable dignity of the human person.  Access to medicines is a human right stemming from the right to life itself. Yet denying this right is an injustice that is common in many parts of the world. As a result the health and well-being of millions of people in Africa and across the developing world is negatively affected.  

This Briefing is based on the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) 2015 Wish List.  This was drawn up because  Medicines should be a Right NOT a Luxury  Read more 

A more detailed Audio-Visual presentation, prepared by the SMA  Justice Office and  giving a broader overview of the issues affecting access to medicines in Africa is available on YouTube at

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtube_gdata_player&v=cvrhyuK2CDs