"Check-up Your Medicines to Save Your Life"
No.7 Essential Drugs
Message from Abroad
- Ellen't Hoen
Coordinator, Globalisation Project of Medecins sans Frontieres Access to Essential Medicines Campaign (France)
Main Feature: Essential Drugs
¡What is/isn't essential? Q&A
¡Remembering only drug brand name could lead to misunderstanding
¡Acetaminophen, a powerful drug?!
¡Examples of essential drugs:
@antipyretic, analgesic, drug for gout, strong pain killer such as for cancer, drug for rheumatism, antihypertensive, drug for angina, antiarrhythmic drug, drug for cardiac failure, preventive drug for myocardial infarction etcc
¡Good bye to brands, hello to generics
¡The Relay Essay "Faith in medicine"
¡How to communicate with doctors
@"What's the role of pharmacists in the separation of dispensary from medicine?"
¡Medicine in Film: Insulin
¡Bioethics in Lay Language 7 "History of bioethics 2"
¡History of Drug Disaster 3: Thalidomide
@ "Damage caused by thalidomide"
@"Epidemiology and administrative judgment"
@How to decide ban on a drug, using epidemiological data? : thalidomide as an example
¡Interview by Editor in Chief
@With Ms. ABE, Masako (Editor of Japanese version WHO The Use of Essential Drugs)
@"Patients, defend yourself with essential drugs!!"
¡Coffee Break: "Don't be deceived by advertisements (3)" Agaricus
¡Visit1: Rescue Association for Victims of Medical Malpractice, Founding Mini-symposium
¡Visit2: Association for Medical Accident Investigation, The 7th Symposium
@That is in Japan where the essential drug concepts should be propagated.
¡Evaluation of antibiotics and the price list
Words Frequently Heard at Hospital
Drug price---Prices of new drugs in Japan are too high compared with those in many Western countries.
Local drug---drugs used only in Japan