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)
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 if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.