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Table 2 Number of “Farmácia Popular“ Facilities in public and private sectors, Brazil and regions, 2004 to 2013

From: Farmácia Popular Program: changes in geographic accessibility of medicines during ten years of a medicine subsidy policy in Brazil

  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Public sector facilities
Brazil 27 75 259 407 504 530 543 555 558 558
North 0 5 24 55 68 73 76 75 75 75
Northeast 7 21 91 137 172 177 182 188 192 192
Southeast 18 40 97 147 176 188 188 193 194 194
South 1 5 35 48 60 62 65 66 65 65
West-Center 1 4 12 20 28 30 32 33 32 32
Private sector facilities
Brazil    2,955 5,052 6,459 10,790 14,000 20,165 25,120 25,150
North    90 124 137 169 359 587 693 693
Northeast    351 535 619 780 1,027 1,839 2,758 2,766
Southeast    1,746 2,916 3,700 6,416 7,742 10,291 12,423 12,443
South    581 1,157 1,592 2,780 3,857 5,673 6,824 6,833
West-Center    187 320 411 645 1,015 1,775 2,422 2,415