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The Dutch “Wastage in Health Care” initiative

  • At: Buenos Aires (Argentina) (2016)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: GARDARSDOTTIR, Helga (Utrecht, Netherlands)
  • Co-author(s): Helga Gardarsdottir:
  • Abstract:

    Background:Drug waste remains an issue that has not been fully addressed and continues to affect the sustainability of health care. As the number of prescribed medicines increases every year, so does the amount of leftover unused medicines. The economical value of unused drugs has been reported to be in the range of 2.3-4.2% of total costs spent


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