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The availability and affordability of essential medicines for non-communicable diseases in Sri Lanka

  • At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: DABARE, Panthihage Ruvini (University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Allied Health Sciences, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka)
  • Co-author(s): Wanigatunge, Chandani (University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka)
    Beneragama, Hemantha (Division of Medical Technology and Supplies,Ministry of Healthcare and Nutrition, Colombo, Sri Lanka)
  • Abstract:

    Background: Every patient has a right to access medicine. Low availability and low affordability of drugs are issues that deny this right to a significant population. The aim of study was to investigate the availability and affordability of essential medicines (EM) prescribed to treat non communicable diseases (NCD) in Sri Lanka (SL). Setting:

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Last update 4 October 2019

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