Africa's health market is booming. According to the World Bank, the Sub-Saharan health sector will grow to 35 billion US Dollars by next year. Many African governments have started to invest.
The Greek parliament has voted in favor of an inquiry to investigate allegations that senior politicians received bribes from Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis. Those accused have denied any wrongdoing.
Media watchdog INA has published the latest edition of its annual report looking at news that failed to make the German headlines. The 2017 list includes pharmaceutical companies, humanitarian crises and container ships.
South Africa's new president has delivered a rousing state of the nation address promising to clamp down on corruption. Jacob Zuma was scheduled to deliver the speech, but resigned in disgrace two days ago.
They can cause death, have unknown side-effects, fail to treat illnesses and sometimes even add to the spread of disease. Now, the battle to eliminate fake pharmaceutical products is being stepped up.
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