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USIU-Africa set to train students on medicine making

Medicine. [iStockphoto]

A local university is spearheading a campaign to enhance the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals in Kenya.

United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) has partnered with PTB (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt) of German and AHK Delegation of German Industry and Commerce for Eastern Africa to introduce a training programme in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

USIU-Africa Interim Vice-Chancellor Prof Freida Brown said the launch of the programme provides a platform for training, research and development for the local pharmaceutical industry.

“At USIU-Africa, we strive to introduce market-driven solutions and learning opportunities in contemporary science to meet growing market needs,” said Prof Brown.