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New joint statement launched by pharmacy profession & industry on the development of self-care as a key part of sustainable health systems

The Hague • 2 October 2019

Governments and health insurers should include self-care as an important element of the care continuum and include its coverage as part of their health benefit offerings, the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and the Global Self-Care Federation (GSCF) have said in a joint Statement of Policy issued today.

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