Optimizing Treatment for Children in the Developing World

  • Stuart MacLeod
  • Suzanne Hill
  • Gideon Koren
  • Anders Rane

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction and Context

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Clive Ondari, Lisa Hedman, Jane Robertson
      Pages 3-11
    3. Stuart MacLeod, Zhiping Li, Atieno Ojoo
      Pages 13-19
    4. Andy Gray, Prakash Jeena, Atieno Ojoo
      Pages 21-32
    5. Jennifer L. Goldman, Atieno Ojoo, Susan M. Abdel-Rahman
      Pages 33-44
    6. Noni E. MacDonald, Robert Bortolussi, Jerome Kabakyenga, Senga Pemba, Benson Estambale, Martin Kollmann et al.
      Pages 53-64
    7. Tariq Almuzaini, Helen Sammons, Imti Choonara
      Pages 81-95
  3. Factors Enabling Improved Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Amanda Gwee, Ben Coghlan, Noel E. Cranswick
      Pages 109-116
    3. Sara Arenas-Lopez, Stephen Tomlin
      Pages 117-125
    4. Janice Soo Fern Lee, Martina Penazzato, Marc Lallemant, Carlo Giaquinto
      Pages 127-139
  4. Research Challenges

  5. Clinical Settings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 249-249
    2. Michael Hawkes, Lena Serghides
      Pages 251-264
    3. Irena Nulman, Paul Nathan Terrana, Michael Lutwak, Maya Pearlston
      Pages 291-302
  6. Concluding Comments

About this book


This book is intended to communicate current best practice in pediatric clinical pharmacology and clinical pharmacy with special consideration of the prevailing circumstances and most pressing needs in developing countries. It also addresses measures that may be taken in countries with emerging economies through organizational and political adjustments to reduce unacceptable levels of morbidity and mortality among children and pregnant women with treatable diseases.


Access to treatment for children at every age Affordability of medicines Development of drugs for children Pediatric pharmacology Political initiatives Provision of healthcare

Editors and affiliations

  • Stuart MacLeod
    • 1
  • Suzanne Hill
    • 2
  • Gideon Koren
    • 3
  • Anders Rane
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.University of Melbourne Medical SchoolMelbourne, VICAustralia
  3. 3.Departments of Pediatrics and PharmacologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  4. 4.Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Clinical PharmacologyKarolinska University, Hostpital Karolinska InstitutetStockholmSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Adis, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-15749-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-15750-4
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