NEGLECTED ESSENTIAL MEDICINES PROJECT – SEEKING SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE, GOOD QUALITY ESSENTIAL MEDICINES.
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Presentation
- By: BANNENBERG, Wilbert (Hera Foundation, Bergeijk, Netherlands)
- Co-author(s): Wilbert Bannenberg
156 countries have developed essential medicines (EM) lists. Challenges remain due to poor availability, unaffordable prices and poor quality. People are exposed to unnecessary harm, inappropriate treatment and financial losses. We propose to define Neglected Essential Medicines (NEMs) as “Essential medicines that cannot be sourced, or made.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.