Support to the National Programme on Essential Drugs
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Support to the National Programme on Essential Drugs plans of action, 1991-1993 : mainland Tanzania by Tanzania.

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Published by UNICEF in [Dar es Salaam] .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementGovernment of the United Republic of Tanzania and United Nations Children"s Fund (UNICEF).
LC ClassificationsMLCM 98/02774 (R)
The Physical Object
Pagination23 leaves :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1075319M
LC Control Number93980759

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Essential drugs programmes in Africa. Laing R. PIP: The essential drugs concept encompasses national drug policy, selection, quantification, quality assurance, procurement, inventory control and distribution, financing, rational drug use, and training. People from all sectors and levels were involved in developing Tanzania's national drug Cited by: 2. The evaluated interventions included three broad categories: (1) multi-component national drug policies including essential drug programs; (2) drug supply and cost-sharing programs; and (3) regulatory measures. Most of these studies utilized weak research designs that evaluated programs solely on the basis of post-intervention by: CORONA VIRUS(COVID) WhatsApp number: 12 Step 1: Save the number To your contacts on your cellphone.. Step 2: In send the word "Hi" to .   China's updated national list of essential drugs includes Western and traditional Chinese medicines, more than the most recent update of the list in , according to the National Health.

Essential medicines, as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO), are the medicines that "satisfy the priority health care needs of the population". These are the medications to which people should have access at all times in sufficient amounts. The prices should be at generally affordable levels. Since , the WHO has published a model list of essential medicines, . Action programme on essential drugs (‎draft resolution proposed by the delegations of Cuba, Mozambique, Norway and Yugoslavia)‎  World Health Assembly, 32 (‎ World Health Organization, . selected essential drugs according to their needs and the related programmes are, in some cases, at an advanced stage of implementation. In order to ensure that an essential drugs programme is adequately instituted at national level, several steps are recommended: 1. A national level study on pricing of all essential drugs (at least for those drugs which are supplied for free). Further investigations into the potential effects of fixing prices for essential drugs by the government. An exploration of the ways in which the districts can be supported in achieving the quality assurance of essential drugs.

  Concept of Essential Medicines. World Health Organization (WHO) introduced the concept of essential medicines in () Essential medicines are those that satisfy the priority health care needs of the are selected with due regard to public health relevance, evidence on efficacy and safety, and comparative cost-effectiveness.   The program was a Bamako Initiative aiming to improve drug availability while ensuring program financial sustainability. Main components of the program were a national list of essential drugs, a system of user charges on drugs, and provider autonomy over drug . In , the World Health Organization established the Action Programme on Essential Drugs to support countries to implementing national drug policies and to work towards rational use of drugs.   Similarly I think that another problem of implementing an essential drug list is that it does not take into consideration the cultural context of the people receiving these drugs. For example, people may be introduced to pills that cure a certain illness, but in their culture it is customary to use herbal remedies not pills.