The Economics of Essential Medicines

The Economics of Essential Medicines

by Brigitte Granville (Editor)

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Overview

This volume highlights the pressing issue of the availability of essential medicines in developing countries. It includes perspectives from developed and developing countries, the public and the private sector, and health service delivery, as well as research and development issues. Contributors include Keith Maskus (University of Colorado), Jayashree Watal (Intellectual Property Division, WTO), Owen Lippert (Fraser Institute, Canada Oxfam Paper), Harvey Bale (International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association), Jorge A.Z. Bermudez (National School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazilian Ministry of Health), Dorothy Ochola (UNAIDS/Ministry of Health HIV/AIDS Drug Access Initiative, Uganda), Jillian Cohen, World Bank-PAHO Pharmaceuticals Liaison Officer), Duncan Reekie (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa), Jeffrey L. Sturchio (Merck & Company), Markus Haacker (IMF), Andrew Creese (World Health Organization), and Louisiana Lush (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781862031388
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 07/01/2002
Edition description: Paperback Edition
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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