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The price of medicines worldwide - How prices are determined

  • In: P2 - The price of medicines on Monday, 5 September 2005, 14:00-17:00
  • At: Cairo (Egypt) (2005)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: EWEN, Margaret (Health Action International Europe, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Abstract:

    Data collected using the WHO/HAI price survey methodology show medicines are unaffordable for many people. In Kenya, the lowest paid government employee has to work 20 days to pay for a month’s course of originator brand ranitidine for ulcer treatment, and 7 days for the generic, when purchased from a private retail pharmacy. It isn’t just an


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