Mehdi Tanani, Senior Investment Officer and Head of Proparco’s Healthcare division, sets out the major issues tackled in this edition of the magazine.

This new edition of Private Sector & Development tackles all of these issues and attempts to come up with a few pointers and solutions for the future. It lets researchers, associations and public health organisations give their own views and recount their experiences: the whole issue of patents, for example, and private African start-ups such mPharma and Pharmivoire Nouvelle, a pioneering local producer of pharma products in Côte d’Ivoire.