Essential medicines for the whole world Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Drugs, Essential
  • Global Health
  • World Health Organization

abstract

  • The concept of essential medicines is as relevant to the whole world now as it was for some countries in 1975 when the concept was developed. Basically, the concept is that medicines needed to satisfy the priority health-care needs of a population should be made available at all times to everyone in the population within the context of a functioning health-care system.

publication date

  • November 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/sj.clpt.6100388

PubMed ID

  • 17952105

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 500

end page

  • 3

volume

  • 82

number

  • 5