Webinar: How can drug shops best be engaged to strengthen health care systems? - November 16th, 15:00-16:00 CET
Webinar: How can drug shops best be engaged to strengthen health care systems?
16 November 2021 15:00 – 16:00 CET
Private medicine retailers are often the first port of call when people need essential medicines and basic health care, especially in rural areas. However, these drug shops and retailers often operate outside
the formal medical system in low- and middle-income countries, raising concerns about the quality of the products and services on offer. This poses a challenge for formal health care systems: should there be regulations and restrictions on these informal providers,
or can they be engaged to improve the reach of health services? And if so, how?