Global Pharmaceutical Development and Access: Critical Issues of Ethics and Equity
Agustín Lage Dávila, Director of the Molecular
MEDICC Review: The International Journal of Cuban Health & Medicine - Special Article
Available online at: PDF: http://bit.ly/nqFvZt
“……….The article presents global data on access to pharmaceuticals and discusses underlying barriers. Two are highly visible: pricing policies and intellectual property rights; two are less recognized: the regulatory environment and scientific and technological capacities.
Two ongoing transitions influence and even distort the problem of universal access to medications: the epidemiologic transition to an increasing burden of chronic non-communicable diseases; and the growing role of biotechnology products (especially immunobiologicals) in the pharmacopeia.
MEDICC Review Vol. 13, No 3 July, 2011
New issue now online: Achieving Universal Health Care: http://bit.ly/cjKeVZ
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Health Systems in an Interconnected World: A View from
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Innovation, Decentralization and Equity
Vera Coelho and Alex Shankland
Impact of Court Rulings on Health Care Coverage: The Case of HIV/AIDS in
Ana Cristina González and Juanita Durán
Cuban Research in Current International Journals
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