Understanding medicines access programs


This document is to assist healthcare professionals explain the complex area of Medicine Access Programs (MAPs) to consumers. It outlines the important information consumers need to know about MAPs.

Health Literacy Sticker The Understanding Medicines Access Programs factsheet was developed using the Sydney Health Literacy Lab Editor: Ayre J. et al. (2023). JMR Formative Research, e40645. DOI: 10.2196/40645.

Health professionals looking for more information may find the Guiding principles for the governance of Medicines Access Programs a helpful document.

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Published date

26 March 2024

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Governance topic

Medicines access programs