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The World Medicines Situation
(2004; 151 pages) View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentContributors
View the documentIntroduction
View the documentChapter 1. World medicine production
View the documentChapter 2. Research and development
View the documentChapter 3. Medicines in international trade
View the documentChapter 4. World pharmaceutical sales and consumption
View the documentChapter 5. Global trends in medicines spending and financing
View the documentChapter 6. National medicines policies
View the documentChapter 7. Access to essential medicines
View the documentChapter 8. Rational use of medicines
View the documentChapter 9. Medicines regulation
View the documentConclusion
View the documentStatistical annex notes
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The World Medicines Situation

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