National Drug Policy for South Africa, 1996
(1996; 31 pages)


This document will serve the health care needs of South Africa in the following ways:

1. It offers a clear description of the approach by which pharmaceutical services in the country will be managed.

2. It offers guidance to stake-holders, including health care providers, suppliers of goods and services, and governmental and non-governmental agencies of ways in which they can contribute to achieving the policy's main aim.

3. It follows a clear and logical system for reducing inefficiency and waste and improving efficiency and effectiveness through the development of an adequate pharmaceutical infrastructure.

4. It facilitates the design, production and implementation of appropriate programmes for human resource development in health care...

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