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Drug Prices Can Take A Surprising Turn When A Poor Country Gets Richer
National Public Radio

When a poor country becomes wealthier, it’s a good thing, right?

Not if the country is trying to buy essential medicines.

A new report, published by the Center for Global Development in June, finds that as countries move up the ladder of economic development, it becomes harder for government agencies, hospitals and health care companies to buy drugs at reasonable prices.