This book highlights issues that are fundamental to ensuring that research into the effects of treatments is soundly based and designed to answer questions that matter to patients and the health professionals to whom they turn for help in critically assessing treatment options
This manual aims to provide simple, practical solutions to the questions and problems faced by medical staff involved in curative care and drug management. The list of drugs in this edition has been revised in line with the most recent World Health Organization list of essential medicines.
This report is the result of a collaboration of leading popular movements, NGOs, activists, academics and health workers. It provides an evidence-based analysis of the political economy of health and health care and challenges policies and initiatives of global organisations including the World Bank, the World Health Organization and UNICEF. Many key issues relevant to health are covered, including health care services and systems, health of vulnerable groups, climate change, food and water, education, armed conflicts. Part E also provides and assessment of the impact global institutions, transnational corporations and rich countries. This report is a call for action, directed to health workers and activists and national and international policy-makers
Equitable and universal access to essential medicines is a vital aspect of any health strategy in resource-limited settings. This document provides a framework of action for policy makers, highlighting the key objectives of successful essential drugs programmes: rational selection and use of essential medicines; affordable prices; sustainable financing; reliable supply systems
This book provides step by step guidance to the process of rational prescribing, together with many illustrative examples. It teaches skills that are necessary throughout a clinical career. It is primarily intended for undergraduate medical students who are about to enter the clinical phase of their studies but postgraduate students and practicing doctors may also find it a source of new ideas
The official health journal published by the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office of the WHO. It is a forum for the presentation and promotion of new policies and initiatives in health services, and for the exchange of ideas, concepts, epidemiological data, research findings and other information, with speical reference to the Region. All articles are peer reviewed
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The objective of Southern Med Review is to disseminate commentary and empirical research findings with a view to improve medicine use and access, especially in the Global South.
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