Paying for medicines used in hospitals in Australia
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Presentation
- By: GALLEGO, Gisselle (The University of Sydney, Pharmacy, Sydney, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Taylor (The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)
Brien (The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)
The Australian health care system is based on the premise that permanent residents should have access to health care, regardless of their ability to pay. Introduced in 1984, Medicare is the basis of the national health care system and is funded and administered by the Commonwealth government. Medicare is financed largely through taxation. This.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.