What’s needed to boost health research collaboration with the Global South

09 Jul 2024 | News

Digital data, precision medicine and ensuring drugs are suitable for low-resource settings are key requirements

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The EU can assist health and life sciences research in the Global South by helping to digitise patient records, improve data collection and implement new health policies, said participants at a Science|Business roundtable.

Questions were also raised over whether multinational pharmaceutical companies are doing enough to transfer their knowhow to local scientists.

The roundtable on 25 June focused on how the EU can work better with the Global South – a fuzzy term that in this instance referred to poorer…