n South African Medical Journal - Part II. Health and economic context : original article
|Article Title||Part II. Health and economic context : original article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Author||N. Schellack, J.C. Meyer, A.G.S. Gous and C. Winters|
|Publication Date||Aug 2011|
|Pages||558 - 561|
|Keyword(s)||Demographic indicators, Economic indicators, Health indicators, Health sector organisation and Health services|
This overview of South Africa's demographic profile, economic development and health system provides the context in which to view the situation of antibiotic access and resistance. It presents information on national health policy and governance, infrastructure and human resources. The presence and utilisation of these features within the health system are discussed in relation to access to essential medicines, with a particular focus on antibiotics.
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