WHO Director Of Essential Medicines Speaks About Health Care Access, Cost In Devex Interview
Devex: Q&A: WHO essential medicines director on achieving UHC in Africa
“…Countries need strong policies — and political will — to improve access [to medicines] and lower costs, Dr. Suzanne Hill, WHO director of essential medicines and health products, told Devex. She said governments should consider ways to lower costs by purchasing medicines in bulk, for example, and work to build a sound regulatory environment. … Hill spoke with Devex about how these guiding principles are key to building sustainably affordable health systems…” (Roby, 10/30).