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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
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
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