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Access to medicines: Why high prices of new medicines are detrimental for poor people and public health in developing countries

Ill health reinforces poverty in developing countries. Women have the least access to health services when they are ill, whilst also providing care for sick members of the family. Most poor people lack insurance, paying for treatments out of the family budget.

(In: Polak, G. [Hg.]: medicine & health 2008, Going International, Wien 2007, S. 34 - 36)

Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health ,Population Studies ,General Medicine

Mohga Kamal-Yanni

2010-09-27 14:40:15

"Going International promotes access to education and training for all regardless of social, geographic and national borders."

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