Do Essential Medicines Lists Improve Access to Essential Medicines?
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: DUONG, Mai (The University of Sydney, Faculty of Pharmacy, Thornhill, Canada)
- Co-author(s): Mai Duong:|Rebekah Moles:Faculty of Pharmacy,The University of Sydney,Sydney,Australia|Betty Chaar:Faculty of Pharmacy,The University of Sydney,Sydney,Australia|Timothy Chen:Faculty of Pharmacy,The University of Sydney,Sydney,Australia
Access to essential medicines is a basic human right. The Essential Medicines List (EML) is used to guide the provision of basic health care and access to lifesaving medicines for populations. Yet, one third of the global population still remains without access.
A narrative literature review of 76 studies was performed in Medline, Embase and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.