The financing of personal medicines: government versus insurance
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Presentation
- By: EGHAN, Kwesi (Management Sciences for Health, CPM/SEAM, Accra, Ghana)
Whilst the global percentage of people with no access to essential medicines has dropped from 50 percent in 1975 to about one third, today the absolute number of people hasn’t changed and remains at about 1.7 billion.In low income countries, the share of pharmaceuticals consumed fell from 3.9% of the world population in 1985 to 2.9% in 1999.In.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.