Opinion: The hidden drain on universal health coverage gains and health care budgets

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The availability of poor-quality medicines undermines efforts toward universal health coverage and is a drain on already limited health budgets, with global estimates of its economic toll ranging as high as $200 billion every year. Research from the Promoting the Quality of Medicines program sheds light on this issue.

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