An Assessment of the Pharmaceutical Sector in Ghana, November 2002
(2002; 64 pages)


Monitoring, evaluating, and assessing the pharmaceutical situation in countries are important for determining if people have access to essential medicines that are safe, efficacious, and of good quality, and that these medicines are being used properly.

The World Health Organization in collaboration with Health Action International – Africa, supported the Ministry of Health in carrying out a baseline survey assessing the pharmaceutical situation based on Levels I and II indicators as described in the Operational Package for Monitoring and Assessing the Pharmaceutical Situation in Countries. This survey was undertaken in 2002 to describe the current status of the pharmaceutical sector in Ghana in relation to the rational use of medicines, storage and management and people’s access to essential medicines...

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