Changing Incentives: Creating a Market for High Quality Oxytocin

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By: Celina Schocken, Jhpiego; Courtney Chang, Jhpiego

Oxytocin is the first-line drug for the prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and is widely available in developing countries. There is a large market for oxytocin and there are many manufacturers of the drug; however there are growing concerns that products are not in good condition when they are injected, either because of poor manufacturing or degradation along the supply chain… read more