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UN Millennium Development Library: Prescription for Healthy Development: Increasing Access to Medicines

Series: UN Millennium Development Library Volume: 9

By: UN Millennium Project

224 pages, Figures, tables, diagrams

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #152540 | ISBN: 1844072274
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NHBS Price: £32.99 $41/€39 approx

About this book

Volume in the UN Millennium Development Library on strategies for improving access to medicines, which remains a massive barrier to health throughout disadvantaged nations and communities.

From the publisher's announcement:

Access to essential medicines is vital for the health and prosperity of people in developing countries. Prescription for Healthy Development presents authoritative and in depth strategies for increasing the availability, affordability and appropriate use of medicines in developing countries. Strategies include providing new incentives for research, better procurement, supply and distribution, strengthened primary health systems, pro-poor planning and budgeting, close collaboration with communities, and large increases in funding and the number of health workers.


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