ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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South Africa- The Favoured One

research as well as supplies of two Galibia products, a growth hormone and a fertility drug. Given the objectives and interests of the medical establishment in ex-colonial countries, the scheme is bound to result in a single-minded effort to reach collection targets at all costs. In other words, every available corpse will be cannibalised for pituitaries with or without adequate permission and little or no recompense. Galibia already has an informal arrangement of a similar nature with the University of Ghana's medical school. The new move is an attempt to regularise the collection from several African countries and also to monopolise the trade, Several other drug companies such as Nordisk Insulinlaboratorium have also been buying Nigerian pituitaries at $ 5 each.

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