Measuring Transparency to Improve Good Governance in the Public Pharmaceutical Sector: Lebanon
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
ISBN-13    9789290216513 ISBN-10    9290216514
Order Number    14600047 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    15.00 / US$    18.00 Developing countries:    CHF    10.50
English     2009        50   pages
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In recent years, countries of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region have made significant achievements in the provision of health services. In the pharmaceutical field, countries have been striving to improve the structures and regulations pertaining to medicines and have progressed in many ways. However, there are still important challenges. The goal of the WHO Good Governance for Medicines programme is to improve the situation of medicines regulation and supply. National transparency assessment is the beginning of a process aimed at bringing about desirable and sustainable changes in the governance of the pharmaceutical sector. These reports present the findings of the first phase of the national Good Governance for Medicines programme in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan and Syrian Arab Republic.