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First African-produced cancer tests to slash costs and waiting times

Moroccan-manufactured tests for breast cancer and leukaemia an important step in ending the continent’s reliance on imported pharmaceuticals

The first African-produced tests to diagnose breast cancer and leukaemia will become commercially available within months, cutting costs and waiting times for patients across the continent.

Most of the diagnostic kits for cancer and other diseases in Africa are expensive imports from outside the continent, usually from Europe and the US.

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