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Bitter pills, medicines and the Third World poor

Author: Dianna Melrose; Oxfam. Public Affairs Unit.
Publisher: Oxford : OXFAM, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Student Collection
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melrose, Dianna.
Bitter pills.
Oxford : OXFAM, 1982 (1983 printing)
(OCoLC)568221729
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dianna Melrose; Oxfam. Public Affairs Unit.
ISBN: 9780855980658 0855980656
OCLC Number: 12808217
Notes: On cover: OXFAM - Public Affairs Unit.
Description: 277 pages : illustrations
Contents: 1. A pill for all ills? --
2. Unequal distribution --
3. Producers' market --
4. Poor value for the poor? --
drug prices --
5. Information or misinformation? --
drug promotion --
6. Buyers beware --
uncontrolled sales and problem drugs --
7. Traditional medicine --
8. Trail-blazers --
small-scale solutions --
9. Healthy solutions --
third world national and regional policies --
10. Help or hindrance? --
the rich world's response --
11. Health now --
action for change.
Responsibility: by Dianna Melrose.

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