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Strategies for Enhancing Access to Medicines Some perspectives 1. Indicators 2. Interventions 3. Looking ahead. October 2001 Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy (EDM) Health Technology and Pharmaceuticals Cluster World Health Organization. 1. Access indicators.

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Strategies for Enhancing

Access to Medicines

Some perspectives

1. Indicators 2. Interventions 3. Looking ahead

October 2001

Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH

Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy (EDM)

Health Technology and Pharmaceuticals Cluster

World Health Organization

1 access indicators
1. Access indicators
  • Where are the variations?
    • Among sectors? Among countries?
  • Do findings confirm conventional wisdom?
  • Are indicators sufficiently robust?
  • Do interventions follow from findings?
2 interventions
2. Interventions

People are suffering and dying needlessly - medicines are unavailable, unaffordable, unsafe, or wrongly used

  • Policy context
    • human rights, equity, solidarity
    • financing, privatization, health reform
  • Household perspective
    • value for money - getting a better buy
    • price sensitivity - who is left out?
  • Economies of breadth - opportunities within country plans
    • safe dispensing, correct advice, appropriate referral
    • testing, prevention, treatment
    • expanded “customer base” for procurement systems
    • systems approach - linked interventions
3 looking ahead
3. Looking ahead
  • Colleagues are watching
    • creativity, innovation, impact
  • WHO committed
    • feedback, dissemination
  • Same time next year?