Table 3: Percentage availability of selected essential medicines in primary care facilities in defined areas in eight countries, 2009/2011.

Selected essential medicines Benin
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Eritrea
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Sudan
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Syria
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Bhutan
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Sri Lanka
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Vietnam
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Suriname
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Atenolol8.30.042.914.30.069.293.3100.0
Enalapril33.30.028.614.30.069.260.030.0
Amlodipine58.30.050.00.00.069.286.780.0
Hydrochlorothiazide75.0100.035.714.385.769.240.090.0
Isosorbide dinitrate 0.00.00.021.40.069.260.090.0
Frusemide 83.350.085.792.914.369.286.7100.0
Simvastatin or lovastatin8.30.035.77.10.023.146.750.0
Insulin long acting 0.00.021.421.40.030.80.080.0
Insulin soluble0.00.028.621.40.030.80.080.0
Metformin25.00.042.914.30.069.253.3100.0
Glibenclamide41.70.071.421.414.369.233.3100.0
Beclometasone inhaler 33.316.721.428.60.015.46.780.0
Prednisolone0.00.042.97.10.069.293.390.0
Salbutamol inhaler33.3100.071.478.60.030.820.090.0
Salbutamol tablets66.7100.085.714.3100.069.293.390.0
Ipratropium bromide0.00.014.314.30.030.80.020.0
Aspirin 100.0100.0100.021.40.069.2100.0100.0
Paracetamol100.0100.092.90.0100.069.2100.0100.0
Ibuprofen83.3100.0100.00.0100.069.273.380.0
Morphine (oral) 0.00.014.30.00.015.40.020.0
Morphine injection8.30.014.30.00.038.50.020.0
Codeine 8.30.035.70.00.015.433.360.0
Glucose solution for injection 91.70.00.00.057.153.866.780.0
Sodium chloride infusion91.7 100.0 92.9 35.7 0.0 53.8 100.0 60.0
Benzathine penicillin 50.0100.092.957.130.80.060.0100.0