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Community Health Workers and Drugs: A Case Study of Thailand - EDM Research Series No. 015
(1994; 78 pages) View the PDF document
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View the documentAcknowledgements
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View the documentSummary
View the documentChapter 1. Introduction
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 2. Community health workers, village drug funds, and the Thai primary health care programme
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 3. The village drug provision profile
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 4. Community drug use
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 5. Conclusions and recommendations
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Community Health Workers and Drugs: A Case Study of Thailand - EDM Research Series No. 015

Action Programme on Essential Drugs
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A case study of Thailand

Action Programme on Essential Drugs

Luechai Sringernyuang (1)
Thavitong Hongvivatana (1)
Penchan Pradabmuk (1)

(1) Center for Health Policy Studies, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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