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National Drug Policy 2001

Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Country Resources Substance Abuse Policies Liberia June 2001 Policy document policy, substance use

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The Goal of the National Drug Policy

The goal of the National Drug policy (NDP) is to use available resources to develop pharmaceutical services to meet Liberia's requirements in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases by using efficacious, high quality, safe and cost-effective pharmaceutical products.

Specific Objectives of the NDP

To ensure the constant availability of safe and effective drugs to all segments of the population;

To provide drugs through the government, private, and non-governmental sector at affordable prices;

To facilitate rational use of drugs through correct diagnosis, sound prescribing, good dispensing practices, and appropriate usage;

To ensure that the quality of drugs manufactured in Liberia and those imported into Liberia meet internationally accepted quality standards,

To encourage self-sufficiency through local manufacture of drugs of acceptable quality for consumption and export; and

To ensure the provision of drugs for veterinary use.


National Drug Policy 2001
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