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essential medicine

A medicine used to meet the fundamental health care needs of a population.
See also: medicine
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Assignment-based Learning of Essential Medicine List Concepts among Undergraduate Medical Students.
He added the list will provide guidelines to Basic Health Units (BHUs), Rural Health Centres (RHCs), and Tertiary Care Hospitals for selection of essential medicine.
Background: At the present time, the government is considering to establish the independent financing system for essential medicines (EMs).
WHO has come up with the idea of promotion of essential medicine and that was my area of interest as well.
(84.) See supra Part II.A (discussing the application of a prevented rescues claim to patent-holding essential medicine makers).
We see this news as negative for Russian pharmaceutical producers, such as Pharmstandard, Veropharm (VFRM RX - Buy), and Protek (PRTK RX - Not Rated), which are highly dependent on the sale of essential medicines (50% or more of total sales).
While he was addressing the formal ceremony for dissemination of standardized list for essential medicine and launching of its mobile application.
Essential medicines concept was developed and evolved by the World Health Organization (WHO) to help developing low to middle income group countries lacking in scientific expertise and resources to solve their health problems by providing rational, affordable, cost effective medicines.
This paper shows how the pharmaceutical industry plays a major role in the lack of access to essential medicines for sexual and reproductive health care, by a) investing in products for profit-making reasons despite their negative health impact (e.g.
DOH Region IV-A Director Eduardo Janairo said the program, which was re-launched at the second half of this year, will provide access to free essential medicines for common diseases in the community, targeting the indigent and marginalized sectors.
Summary: Hospitals to get supply of essential medicines within next few days
High costs and weak supply chain management had been a major challenge to the uninterrupted supply of essential medicines. Through reduced taxation on essential medicines and increased taxes on alcohol and tobacco, along with advocacy for increased domestic funding for medicines and the introduction of a transparent national electronic contracting system for medicine procurement, Angola improved its management -- and availability -- of essential drugs.

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