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No lawyers and no budget can be key to successful PPPs, says Novartis

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Executive Summary

Novartis believes that it has found a solution to making certain types of public private partnerships work where others have failed: Removing legal contracts and budgets from the equation can help private sector companies work together to make these partnerships succeed, explained Novartis' Jim Barrington, director of SMS for Life, a programme designed to reduce shortages of antimalarials and the fruit of such a partnership.



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