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Essential Drugs in Government Healthcare: Emerging Model of Procurement and Supply

@inproceedings{Lalitha2009EssentialDI,
  title={Essential Drugs in Government Healthcare: Emerging Model of Procurement and Supply},
  author={N. Lalitha},
  year={2009}
}
Medicines are important in curing and preventing diseases, and hence, the ultimate goal of `Health for All’ cannot be achieved if people do not have adequate access to essential drugs. Evidences show that substantial savings can be achieved by improving the selection and quantification of drug requirements through the use of essential drug lists and by purchasing drugs competitively. In India, though there exists a national drug list, different states have their own list of state formulary… 

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