If EPN’s programs are to be sustainable, those efforts need to be complemented with professionalism and good governance in faith-based health systems to deliver efficient and effective pharmacy services.
In most developing countries, expenditure on medicines is the highest component of household health-related expenditures. NCDs usually require chronic treatment, which can put an enormous strain on household budgets and cause catastrophic health expenditures.
Child and maternal causes of morbidity and mortality continue to be among the top drivers of health loss in most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. These causes of morbidity and mortality are often preventable.