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"I can make more from selling medicine when breaking the rules" - understanding the antibiotic supply network in a rural community in Viet Nam.

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BACKGROUND: As in many other low and middle income countries (LIMCs), Vietnam has experienced a major growth in the pharmaceutical industry, with large numbers of pharmacies and drug stores, and increasing drug expenditure per capita over the past decade. Despite regulatory frameworks that have been introduced to control the dispensing and use of prescription-only drugs, including antibiotics, compliance has been reported to be strikingly low particularly in rural parts of Vietnam. This quali...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12889-019-7812-z

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0000-0002-4564-725X
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Journal:
BMC Public Health
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Article number:
1560
Publication date:
2019-11-26
Acceptance date:
2019-10-21
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EISSN:
1471-2458
Pmid:
31771536
Source identifiers:
1075400
Language:
English
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2019-12-02

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