Price, availability and affordability:

an international comparison of chronic disease medicines

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Summary datasets:

Asthma:

beclometasone

salbutamol

combination

Epilepsy:

carbamazepine

phenytoin

Diabetes: 

glibenclamide

metformin

combination

Psychiatric disorders:

amitriptyline

fluoxetine

fluphenazine decanoate

Hypertension: 

atenolol

captopril

hydrochlorothiazide

losartan

nifedipine retard

combination


Originator brand names and manufacturers of medicines surveyed

 

For further information please contact:
Richard Laing
Department of Medicines Policy 
and Standards (PSM)
Health Technology & Pharmaceuticals
World Health Organization
CH-1211 Geneva 27
Margaret Ewen
Principal, Global Projects and co-ordinator of the WHO/HAI Project on Medicines Prices
Health Action International (HAI) Europe
Jacob van Lennepkade 334T
NL-1053 NJ Amsterdam

This report was produced with data collected by survey teams using the Word Health Organization/Health Action International price survey methodology. Further information is available at http://www.haiweb.org/medicineprices/

 

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