The price of medicines worldwide - How prices are determined
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Presentation
- By: EWEN, Margaret (Health Action International Europe, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.