Technology policies in the pharmaceutical sector in Costa Rica
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Technology policies in the pharmaceutical sector in Costa Rica study by Juan Carlos del Bello

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Published by United Nations in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Pharmaceutical policy -- Costa Rica,
  • Pharmacy -- Costa Rica

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Juan Carlos del Bello in co-operation with the UNCTAD secretariat.
ContributionsUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
LC ClassificationsRA401C8 B4
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 49 p.
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21857283M

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Companies that are in Costa Rica’s pharmaceutical sector manufacture a wide variety of products. These products come in many forms. Among them are capsules, creams and ointments, injectables, solid and semi-solid tablets, suppositories and liquids. Costa Rican exports of medicine for human use increased from 4, tons in to 4, tons. Costa Rica: Technicians Better than Post Graduates. Wednesday, J The communication and technology sector predicts that for the next two years it will hire more technical staff and university graduates than licensed professionals with master's degrees or doctorates. Since the late 19th century, only two brief periods of violence have marred the country's democratic development. On 1 December , Costa Rica dissolved its armed forces. Although it still maintains a large agricultural sector, Costa Rica has expanded its economy to . Costa Rica sported the highest growth in technology use worldwide during the past five years. Other, once sluggish, technology markets such as Bahrain, Lebanon and Ghana have since followed. However, the gap between the most and least digitally connected nations is widening. Last November, the Costa Rican telecommunications regulator, SUTEL, raised eyebrows when it hired a PR agency to handle.

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  Pharmaceutical Pricing Policies in a Global Market Pharmaceutical policy making raises particular challenges in reconciling key objectives for health policy, such as ensuring affordable access to the latest effective drugs, with other important policy considerations, such as providing support to a valuable national industry. The Life Sciences sector has continued to experienced incredible dynamism in Costa Rica, growing to represent 23% of the country´s total exports of goods in (Source: Procomer, ). In the last decade exports of precision and medical equipment have grown almost % and Medical Devices was the #1 industrial export good of Costa Rica in. The pharmaceutical industry plays a significant role in developing medications and vaccines to reduce the incidence of diseases, to treat diseases and enhance the quality of life of people. The industry’s main contribution is engaging in technological advancements through innovative research to meet the complex healthcare demands of populations.   The Pharmaceutical Business in Costa Rica The presence of new distributors, more pharmacy chains and growth in the imports of medicines and medical supplies reflect the sector's dynamism. Monday, Octo