• Satoru Kimura
  • Yasuhide Nakamura
Part of the Trust book series (TRUST, volume 5)


This book discusses the status regarding the quality of pharmaceutical products; the logics of developed countries intersect with the actual situations of emerging and developing countries in a complicated manner. Not only in the theme of this book but also in many other fields, it is universally observed that the logic of the developed world is given priority. In the past, Japan was an underdeveloped country in terms of technology and society and was also a least developed country. The path of the current-day emerging and developing countries overlaps that of Japan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Satoru Kimura
    • 1
  • Yasuhide Nakamura
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Reference StandardsPharmaceutical and Device Regulatory Science Society of JapanOsakaJapan
  2. 2.School of Nursing and RehabilitationKonan Women’s UniversityKobeJapan

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