Patients' willingness to pay for their drugs in primary care clinics in an urbanized setting in Malaysia: a guide on drug charges implementation.
- Sharifa Ezat Wan Puteh,
- Siti Nurul Akma Ahmad,
- Azimatun Noor Aizuddin,
- Ramli Zainal,
- Ruhaini Ismail
Asia Pac Fam Med 2017 4;16. Epub 2017 Apr 4.
Health District Office, Sepang, Malaysia.
Background: Malaysia is an upper middle income country that provides subsidized healthcare to ensure universal coverage to its citizens. The challenge of escalating health care cost occurs in most countries, including Malaysia due to increase in disease prevalence, which induced an escalation in drug expenditure. In 2009, the Ministry of Health has allocated up to Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 1. Read More