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Cost-Containment Mechanisms for Essential Medicines, Including Antiretrovirals, in China - Health Economics and Drugs Series No. 013
(2003; 30 pages) [French] [Spanish] View the PDF document
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View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentTerms of reference
Open this folder and view contentsIntroduction
View the documentBackground and experiences with voluntary agreements
View the documentCountry rights to be protected in voluntary agreements for reduction of prices of medicines
Open this folder and view contentsCompulsory licensing - practical aspects and procedures
View the documentConcluding comments
View the documentList of persons contacted
View the documentFurther reading


The authors wish to thank the following individuals for their comments and constructive suggestions in revising this document: Henk Bekedam, WHO, China; Jorge Bermudez, WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Policies, Rio de Janeiro; Andrew Creese, WHO/EDM; Desmond Johns, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS; Joan-Ramon Laporte, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Pharmacoepidemiology, Barcelona; Monique Mrazek, WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Economics and Drug Policies, London; Jos Perriens, WHO/HIV; Jonathan D. Quick, WHO/EDM; Siripen Supakankunti, WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Economics, Bangkok; Ellen ‘t Hoen, MSF, Paris.


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