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Indonesia

Survey: Patients concerned with losing access to medication amid disasters

5 Jun 2018, Healthcare Ready

A new international survey of 13 countries shows significant concern among patients about losing access to prescription medication during disasters. The vast majority of people in all countries surveyed also indicated they would experience significant effects after a month or more without their regular medications or medical equipment.




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