The Philippines: Global Pharma Appeal


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    The Philippines, an island nation in Southeast Asia, has a population of more than 95 million people, making it the 12th most populated country in the world. In 2012, the Philippine economy grew faster than that of any Asian country except China, at a rate of 6.5%, according to Ames Gross, president of Pacific Bridge Medical, an Asian medical consulting company. During the same year, per household consumption went up by 6%. The rising wealth in the country has a knock-on effect on healthcare spending, with the amount spent…

The Philippines at a Glance
The Food and Drug Administration of the Philippines (PFDA)