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Registering New Drugs for Low-Income Countries: The African Challenge

  • Mary Moran mail,

    mmoran@policycures.org

    Affiliation: Policy Cures, Sydney, Australia

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  • Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft,

    Affiliation: Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Javier Guzman,

    Affiliation: Policy Cures, Sydney, Australia

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  • Pascale Boulet,

    Affiliation: Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Lindsey Wu,

    Affiliation: Policy Cures, Sydney, Australia

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  • Bernard Pecoul

    Affiliation: Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Published: February 01, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000411
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Mary Moran, Javier Guzman, Lindsey Wu
Policy Cures, Sydney, Australia
Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft, Pascale Boulet, Bernard Pecoul
Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: mmoran@policycures.org

Competing Interests

MM, JG, and LW have relationships with the World Bank (via Global Forum for Health Research), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED), the Wellcome Trust, the UK Department of Health, the World Health Organization, and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, all of which may have an interest in the submitted work. No authors' spouse, partner, or children has financial relationships that may be relevant to the submitted work. DNDi develops new drugs or new formulations of existing drugs for patients suffering from HAT (sleeping sickness), visceral leishmaniasis (VL), and Chagas disease.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MM NSW JG PB LW BP. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: MM NSW JG PB LW BP. Designed the experiments/the study: MM JG BP. Analyzed the data: MM JG LW. Collected data/did experiments for the study: MM JG LW. Wrote the first draft of the paper: MM JG LW. Contributed to the writing of the paper: MM NSW JG PB LW BP.