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Enabling low- and middle-income countries to strengthen their pharmaceutical systems to ensure sustainable access to and appropriate use of essential medicines and related pharmaceutical services.
The Program Has Five Main Objectives
Improving pharmaceutical services, including product availability and patient-centered care, to achieve health outcomes
Optimizing pharmaceutical-sector financing, including resource allocation and use
Increasing the availability and use of pharmaceutical information for decision making and advancing the global learning agenda
Increasing institutional and human resource capacity for pharmaceutical management and services, including regulation of medical products
Strengthening pharmaceutical-sector governance
What's Happening at MTaPS
Monitoring patients who are taking a new medicine is critical for patient safety and an essential component of a well-functioning pharmaceutical sector.
MTaPS and partners rapidly developing and implementing innovative e-training hub to equip health workers with critical skills to respond to COVID-19.
Hygiene in health facilities plays a critical role for quality care and preventing transmission of diseases.