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Poland has been going through a series of health care reforms with the intention of further improving its health care system. While some changes have been successfully initiated, access to health care remains inequitable and - to some extent - limited; also further improvement is needed in the efficient operation and coordination of the health care system. With better allocation and/or utilization of health care resources it should be possible to reach an approximation to European levels of health status. The aim of the report is to explore ...
Procurement and supply management report for the WHO European Region, high MDR-TB priority countries, 2013
Drug-resistant TB poses a threat to population health in many countries throughout the WHO European Region. in order to decrease TB rates and to prevent the development and spread of resistant TB strains, capacities to diagnose and treat patients need to be increased, and the uninterrupted supply with adequate, high-quality, efficacious and safe TB medicines needs to be ensured. In order to provide comprehensive information on policies and procedures for procurement and supply management of antiTB medicines in high-priority countries, the ...
Romania has the highest incidence of TB in the European Union (EU)/European Economic Area (EEA), representing one quarter of the EU/EEA TB burden. A review of the national TB programme in Romania was jointly organized by the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, with WHO leading all operations, from 10 to 21 March 2014. The review acknowledged the high rates of detection and treatment success achieved among patients with drugsusceptible forms of TB; it also pointed to the large proportion ...