Globalization and Health
[Accessed 19 August 2017]
Policy approaches to improve availability and affordability of medicines in Mexico – an example of a middle income country
The World Health Organization recommends establishing and implementing a national pharmaceutical policy (NPP) to guarantee effective and equitable access to medicines. Mexico has implemented several policy approaches to regulate the pharmaceutical sector, but it has no formal NPP. This article describes the approach that the Mexican government has taken to improve availability and affordability of essential medicines.
Daniela Moye-Holz, Jitse P van Dijk, Sijmen A. Reijneveld and Hans V. Hogerzeil
Globalization and Health 2017 13:53
Published on: 1 August 2017