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


  • Lalitha N



This paper details the procedures adopted by the Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation in procuring and supplying essential drugs to the government health care which is a positive measure in ensuring `health for all’. [GIDR WP No. 161].

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  • Lalitha N, 2009. "Essential Drugs in Government Healthcare: Emerging Model of Procurement and Supply," Working Papers id:1898, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:1898 Note: Institutional Papers

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    financial resources; prices; market; Procurement; medicines; population; utility; utilies; health; Supplyhealth care; India; drugs; Tamil Nadu; medical services; WHO; essential drugs; public health services;

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