We’ll analyze how, by strengthening governance and promoting transparency, countries can be better equipped to regulate the flow of medicines and support their efficient and effective use. Countries could make much progress by assuring the quality of medicines, but what is really being achieved in practice?
by Carine Umuhumuza
Recent global crises such as Ebola and Zika have revealed the dangers of weak health systems. As countries work to strengthen these systems, Dr. Douglas Keene, vice president of the pharmaceuticals & health technologies group at Management Sciences for Health, advises policymakers to first start by addressing existing regulations and governance.
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