Adherence to Long-Term Therapies - Evidence for Action
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View the documentPreface
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentScientific writers
View the documentIntroduction
View the documentTake-home messages
Close this folderSection I - Setting the scene
Open this folder and view contentsChapter I - Defining adherence
Close this folderChapter II - The magnitude of the problem of poor adherence
View the document1. A worldwide problem of striking magnitude
View the document2. The impact of poor adherence grows as the burden of chronic diseases grows worldwide
View the document3. The poor are disproportionately affected
View the document4. References
Open this folder and view contentsChapter III - How does poor adherence affect policy-makers and health managers?
Open this folder and view contentsSection II - Improving adherence rates: guidance for countries
Open this folder and view contentsSection III - Disease-Specific Reviews
Open this folder and view contentsAnnexes
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