Pharmaceutical Policy in Countries with Developing Healthcare Systems 1st ed. 2017 Edition

Ebook Details

Authors

Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar

Year 2017
Pages 430
Publisher Adis
Language en
ISBN 9783319516721
File Size 4.14 MB
File Format PDF
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Ebook Description

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.