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To measure progress in “pharmaceutical systems strengthening,” we must first define that term

By Helena Walkowiak, Principal Technical Advisor, SIAPS It’s been called the pharmaceutical sector, a drug supply or management system or the medical products building block. By any name, the part of a health system that deals with ensuring access to essential medicines, vaccines and medical products and their correct use–we call it a pharmaceutical system … Read more

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Availability, Price, and Affordability of Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapies and Other Antimalarial Drugs in Oromia Regional State of Ethiopia: Implication on Universal Access to Malarial Treatments

Malaria is one of the major public health challenges in Ethiopia. Approximately 68% of the population (52 million people) lives in malaria-endemic areas. According to Ethiopian Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM) data, 18% of malaria cases reported in Ethiopia are in the Oromia Region. Only two other regions report more cases of malaria: the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and … Read more

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