Access to essential medicines: a global perspective
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Presentation
- By: HOGERZEIL, Hans V. (World Health Organization, Medicines Policy and Standards, Geneva, Switzerland)
About one-third of the world's population still has no access to essential medicines. This situation has become more visible, and perceived as more urgent, by the serious lack of access to antiretrovirals and other essential medicines in the prevention and care of HIV/AIDS. At the same time, efforts to improve the situation for AIDS, tuberculosis.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.