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The Primacy of Public Health Considerations in Defining Poor Quality Medicines

  • Paul N. Newton mail,

    paul@tropmedres.ac

    Affiliations: Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom, WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Abdinasir A. Amin,

    Affiliation: Malaria & Child Survival Department, Population Services International, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Chris Bird,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust, London, United Kingdom

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  • Phillip Passmore,

    Affiliation: School of Pharmacy, Curtin University of Technology, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia

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  • Graham Dukes,

    Affiliation: University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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  • Göran Tomson,

    Affiliation: IHCAR Div Global Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Bright Simons,

    Affiliation: IMANI Center for Policy & Education, Accra, Ghana

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  • Roger Bate,

    Affiliation: American Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Philippe J. Guerin,

    Affiliations: Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom, WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas J. White

    Affiliations: Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom, Mahidol Oxford Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Published: December 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001139

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