Distribution of medicines through the ‘pull’ versus the ‘push’ system: what choice do the underprivileged have?
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: ADOME, Richard (Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda)
- Co-author(s): Tumwine, Yona (Makerere University, KAMPALA, Uganda)
Kalyango, Joan N (Makerere University, KAMPALA, Uganda)
Kutyabami, Paul (Makerere University, KAMPALA, Uganda)
Background: The availability of essential drugs especially at remote health facility levels where the majority of people seek health care services in poor countries is a cause of concern. The push system, where the authorized supplier determines the types and quantities of drugs / supplies to be issued has been favored against the pull system in.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.