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Should the British National Formulary be freely available online?

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If we could make the BNF freely available on the internet world-wide, this would have a huge impact on health information for all. Cuban health professionals have often told me they would love to be able to access both BNF and BNF-C [BNF for Children]. They do not have the financial resources to purchase them online. I suspect many health professionals worldwide feel the same.

 

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Saturday, July 12, 2014
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Author Name: 
Imti Choonara
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University or training college
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HIFA profile: Imti Choonara is a Professor in Child Health at the University of Nottingham, UK. Professional interests: Paediatric clinical pharmacology International child health with an interest in access to medicines and treatment of epilepsy. Strong links with Cuba. imti.choonara AT nottingham.ac.uk

 

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