Skip to main content

Free Content Availability of essential medicines in Ethiopia: an efficiency‐equity trade‐off?

Download Article:

You have access to the full text article on a website external to Ingenta Connect.

Please click here to view this article on Wiley Online Library.

You may be required to register and activate access on Wiley Online Library before you can obtain the full text. If you have any queries please visit Wiley Online Library

Abstract:

Objective  To investigate the availability and cost of essential medicines in health centres in rural Ethiopia, and to explore if the fee waiver system protects patients from having to pay for medicines.

Keywords: Fondo rotatorio de medicamentos; essential medicines; fee‐waiver system; fonds de roulement des médicaments; health care reform; medicamentos esenciales; médicaments essentiels; reforma cuidado sanitario; revolving drug fund; réforme des soins de santé; sistema de exoneración de pago; système d’exemption des frais

Language: English

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02383.x

Affiliations: 1:  London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK 2:  Family Health International, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Publication date: 2009-11-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more