Pharmaceutical policy in countries with developing healthcare systems

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Abstract

A comprehensive and granular insight into the challenges of promoting rational medicine, this book serves as an essential resource for health policy makers and researchers interested in national medicines policies. Country-specific chapters have a common format, beginning with an overview of the health system and regulatory and policy environments, before discussing the difficulties in maintaining a medicines supply system, challenges in ensuring access to affordable medicines and issues impacting on rational medicine use. Numerous case studies are also used to highlight key issues and each chapter concludes with country-specific solutions to the issues raised. Written by highly regarded academics, the book includes countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and South America.

LanguageEnglish
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
Number of pages430
ISBN (Electronic)9783319516738
ISBN (Print)9783319516721
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

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Drug and Narcotic Control
Developing Countries
Medicine
Delivery of Health Care
Middle East
South America
Health Policy
Systems Analysis
Administrative Personnel
Research Personnel
Health

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Springer International Publishing AG, 2017. 430 p.

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