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Dr Mirza's important national contributions includes Prohibition of Smoking in Enclosed Places and Protection of Non-smokers Health Ordinance 2002, The Protection of Breast-feeding and Child Nutrition Ordinance 2002, first National Essential Medicines List, first National Medicines Policy and conceptualization of Drug Regulatory Authority.
The essential medicine concept serves as the basis for the WHO medicines strategy in operation today.
He said that national essential medicine list is an important element of national health system policies and practices and has proven to be a useful tool to help country in selecting quality, safe, efficacious and affordable medicines.
Study on National Essential Medicine Policy in China (in Chinese).
Essential medicine in this field is primarily the rational use of medicine.
Thus, the two aspects (81) of private necessity have been proven: (1) the essential medicine is reasonably necessary to protect the indigent sick from serious harm, and (2) the charity's provision of that medicine would otherwise constitute a trespass to, or conversion of, the drug company's patent.
The FTS has justified its decision, stating that in 2011, the weighted average sales price for essential medicines was below the officially registered price more than inflation.
He said that National Essential Medicine List (NEML) is an important element of National Health system policies and practices and has proven to be a useful tool to help country in selecting quality, safe, efficacious and affordable medicines.
The definition of an essential medicine says everything.
When big pharma fails to develop or market an essential medicine, an alternative path is a non-profit or public-private initiative.
Medicines are required for a patient to live a healthy life, but Pakistan is one among those countries that lacks some of the essential medicine. Owing to which 7.3% out of 1000 patients die annually in Pakistan.
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], Sep 4 (ANI): Pakistan on Tuesday lifted the ban on the import of life-saving drugs from India following an acute shortage of essential medicines in the country, including those used in the treatment of cancer and heart diseases.

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