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Pharmaceuticals and Health Sector Reform in the Americas: An Economic Perspective
(1998; 112 pages) [Spanish]
Table of Contents
View the documentACKNOWLEDGMENTS
View the documentFOREWORD
View the documentEXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Open this folder and view contents1. ESSENTIAL DRUGS IN CONTEXT: THE NEW SOCIOECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH SECTOR REFORM
Open this folder and view contents2. CHANGING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ROLES IN HEALTH AND PHARMACEUTICALS1
Open this folder and view contents3. DRUG FINANCING ALTERNATIVES
Open this folder and view contents4. DRUG PRICING POLICIES
Open this folder and view contents5. DRUG GENERICS STRATEGIES
Open this folder and view contents6. THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF RATIONAL DRUG USE
View the document7. CONCLUDING REMARKS
View the documentREFERENCES
View the documentFURTHER READING
View the documentACRONYMS
 

Pharmaceuticals and Health Sector Reform in the Americas: An Economic Perspective

© Pan American Health Organization, 1998. Reproduced with permission.

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Ivette Madrid
German Velázquez
Enrique Fefer

January 1998
Washington DC

Action Programme on Essential Drugs
World Health Organization
Regional Program on Essential Drugs and Technology
Division of Health Systems and Services Development
Pan American Health Organization
World Health Organization

Also published in Spanish under the title:
Reforma del sector farmacéutico y del sector salud en las Américas: una perspectiva económica

ISBN 92 75 32237 6

PAHO’s library cataloguing

Madrid, Ivette.
Pharmaceuticals and Health Sector Reform in the Americas: an Economic Perspective/Ivette Madrid, German Velázquez, Enrique Fefer. - Washington, D.C.: OPS, c1998. 93 p.

ISBN 92 75 12237 7
I. Title. II. Velázquez, German.
III. Fefer, Enrique.
1. ECONOMICS, PHARMACEUTICAL.
2. DRUGS, ESSENTIAL - economy
3. DRUGS PRICE-trends
4. LEGISLATION, DRUG
NLM WA590

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Cover design
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Book layout
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