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Blog: Join us at HSR2016 in Vancouver to discuss the role of health markets in managing antibiotic use and addressing antimicrobial resistance

posted Apr 18, 2016, 4:18 AM by Karine Gatellier
By Meenakshi Gautham and Annie Wilkinson

"Unregulated, fragmented, unorganised, patient-centred, for-profit, low-quality, informal and formal’. These are the keywords that describe the busy health markets of Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). In the Health Systems Global (HSG) conference at Vancouver, the Private Sector in Health Thematic Working Group brings another angle to the existing narrative of health markets: that of ‘antimicrobial resistance"....

Meenakshi Gautham and Annie Wilkinson write about the session they are organising for HSR2016 on ‘Resilient and Responsive Health Systems for a Changing World: the Role of Health Markets in Managing Antibiotic Use in Low and Middle Income Countries’. 

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