Pharmaceuticals and health in the Third World

  • 331 Pages
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  • English

Pergamon Press , Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York
Pharmaceutical industry -- Developing countries., Developing countries., Drug industry., Drugs., Phar


Developing count

Other titlesWorld development. Special issue., Pharmaceuticals & health in the Third World.
Statementedited by Surendra J. Patel.
ContributionsPatel, Surendra J.
LC ClassificationsHD9665.5 .P53 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 165-331 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3170005M
ISBN 100080302106
LC Control Number83012145

Book: Pharmaceuticals and health in the Third World. pppp. Abstract: "This issue contains 16 articles and 6 basic documents.

It is divided into 4 parts: Part 1 contains 5 articles which review selected global issues of direct relevance to developing.

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PATEL UNIVERSITATS-BIBLIOTHEK, Editor's Introduction SURENDRA J. PATEL PART ONE: Review of Selected Global Issues Major Issues Concerning Pharmaceutical Policies in the Third World AURELIE VON WARTENSLEBEN Essential Drugs for the Third World VITTORIO FATTORUSSO.

Western pharmaceuticals are flooding the Third World. Injections, capsules and tablets are available in city markets and village shops, from 'traditional' practitioners and street vendors, as well as from more orthodox sources like hospitals.

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istic-that is, on the health problems that tend to be common to all Third Worldcountries, andthe services relevant to those problems.

Tropical diseases Most of the Third World lies in the tropics and part of its burden is imposed by the so called tropical diseases. In the World Health Organisation (WHO) identified six diseases. The pharmaceuticals industry is a big foreign exchange earner for developed countries.

Developing countries, where 70 percent of the world's population live, produce only 7 percent of the drugs they consume. The most frequently used remedies for health problems in the Third World are drugs and vaccines. The Textbook of Pharmaceutical Medicine is the standard reference for everyone working and learning in pharmaceutical medicine.

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Pharmaceuticals -The Sorceries of Babylon. Almost everyone is now taking drugs for one reason or another. There is that vast array sold over-the-counter, plus the daily "coping" varieties of caffeine, nicotine and alcohol, and there's that which finds its way into processed food and drink, which you probably consume several times a day.

Then, there's the prescription kind. Pharmaceutical companies putting health of world's poor at risk India makes cheap medicines for poor people around the world.

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Pharmaceuticals and the Developing World Michael Kremer P harmaceuticals have brought tremendous health benefits to developing countries, but existing pharmaceuticals are often underused or misused, and pharmaceutical R&D on health problems specific to poor countries is woefully inadequate.

Cover title: Pharmaceuticals & health in the Third World. "First published as a special issue of the journal World development, vol number 3"--Title page verso. The third edition of the World Medicines Situation Report brings together in one place new data on key topics relating to the pharmaceutical sector.

Each chapter of this report is written by a different author. Chapters are being published electronically, in batches. The. Given the complexity and variability of health provision across the third world it may be necessary to tailor health care reform to the peculiar requirements of each country (Buch, ).

Traditional medicine is firmly rooted in local culture and customs (NAHO, ), and therefore traditional health protocols cannot be generalised across nations. Abstract. In this chapter, I will discuss the growing trend toward the commodification of health through pharmaceuticals in India today.

Considered is the manner in which pharmaceutical policy, production and marketing; polypharmacy prescription patterns and self help practices; cultural values and collective anxieties affect consumer demand for particular medicine by: 8.

The Third World refers to underdeveloped countries, mostly in Africa, Asia and Latin American, which share certain characteristics, such as widespread poverty, high birth rates and economic dependence.

The Third World distinguishes from the Old World, of the Middle East and Europe and the New World, of North America.

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Third World. THE ABSENCE OF A LOCAL PERSPEcXTVE Discussions on pharmaceuticals in the Third World usually take place on a level that is far removed from the local scene. Arguments are for the most part based on reports and studies that focus on international policy, transnational industry and national government.

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Michael Kremer. P. harmaceuticals have brought tremendous health bene” ts to developing countries, but existing pharmaceuticals are often underused or misused, and pharmaceutical R&D on health problems speci” c to poor countries is woefully inadequate.