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30.01.2013 Körber focusing the core activities of the Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems Division
According to estimates by the WHO, the World Health Organisation,
only about half
of all chronically ill
patients comply with their doctor's
precise recommendations for taking their medication.
According to studies,
more than six million patients in Germany take more than three drugs daily.
The direct and indirect costs of non-compliance in Germany are estimated at between
7.5 and 10 billion euros per year.
Compliance rate: for one tablet per day 80 per cent, for four tablets to be taken per day only 30 percent.