[Mechanism and implication of regulation of the pricing of essential medicines in the private pharmaceutical sector in Mali].

@article{Maga2010MechanismAI,
  title={[Mechanism and implication of regulation of the pricing of essential medicines in the private pharmaceutical sector in Mali].},
  author={Diadi{\'e} Ma{\"i}ga and S Ma{\"i}ga and M D Ma{\"i}ga},
  journal={Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial},
  year={2010},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={184-8}
}
The healthcare and pharmaceutical professions in Mali were privatized in 1985. Privatization led to swift expansion of the private sector and upset the balance that had existed between the public and private sectors. A national pharmaceutical policy did not emerge until a decade later. Its purpose was to promote a system ensuring fair access to essential generic medicines for all. It was hoped that synergy between the two sectors would promote that objective. However, the policy calling for… CONTINUE READING

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