Integrating Global and National Knowledge to Select Medicines for Children: The Ghana National Drugs Programme

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Sinclair, David ; Gyansa-Lutterodt, Martha ; Asare, Brian ; Koduah, Augustina ; Andrews, Edith ; Garner, Paul (2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Medicine, volume 10, issue 5 (issn: 1549-1277, eissn: 1549-1676)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001449, pmc: PMC3660441
  • Subject: wa_525 | Global Health | qv_55 | wa_395 | wb_340 | Medicine | Child Health | Public Health | ws_100 | Health in Action

David Sinclair and colleagues discuss their experience at the Ghana National Drugs Programme reviewing the international evidence base for five priority pediatric medicines and report that applying the global recommendations to Ghana was not straightforward for any of the five medicines. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary
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