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National Drug Policy, 1996

Department of Health, Republic of South Africa Country Resources Substance Abuse Policies South Africa 1996 Policy document policy, substance use

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National Drug Policy, 1996

This document serves the health care needs of South Africa in the following ways:
1. It offers a clear description of the approach by which pharmaceutical services in the country will be managed.
2. It offers guidance to stake-holders, including health care providers, suppliers of goods and
services, and governmental and non-governmental agencies of ways in which they can contribute to achieving the policy's main aim.
3. It follows a clear and logical system for reducing inefficiency and waste and improving efficiency and effectiveness through the development of an adequate pharmaceutical infrastructure.
4. It facilitates the design, production and implementation of appropriate programmes for human
resource development in health care.


National Drug Policy, 1996
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