This database lists anti-malarial medicines alphabetically by brand/marketing name. For each drug listed there is a photograph and details about its manufacture. Packaging and strength/dosing information is listed and WHO pre-qualification status is provided
This web-based information service provides access to the latest editions of 'WHO Model List of Essential Medicines', 'Disease/Indication information' and 'WHO Model Formulary'
This is the English language discussion group of essentialdrugs.org. Its objective is to support the concept of essential drugs by improving and speeding up communications among all health professionals working in the field of essential drugs. Discussions focus on topics such as rational use of drugs, drug policy, economics and financing, supply and marketing, legislation and regulation, quality assurance and safety, and training. E-drug is specifically targeted to health workers in developing countries, and is based on simple off-line e-mail technology. The site also has links to French, Spanish and Russian language discussion groups - E-MED, E-FARMACOS and E-LEK respectively, and to INDIA-DRUG, a national e-mail discussion group to foster rational use of drugs
This section of the WHO website provides resources, information and links relating to essential medicines. Essential medicines are those that satisfy the priority health care needs of the population. They are selected with due regard to public health relevance, evidence on efficacy and safety, and comparative cost-effectiveness; and are intended to be available within the context of functioning health systems at all times in adequate amounts, in the appropriate dosage forms, with assured quality and adequate information, and at a price the individual and the community can afford
UNITAID’s mission is to contribute to scaling up access to treatment for HIV and AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, primarily for people in low-income countries, by leveraging price reductions for quality diagnostics and medicines and accelerating the pace at which these are made available
This publication is a re-launch of WHO's Essential Drugs Monitor. It offers on international perspective to medicines issues, focusing on developing and transitional countries. It aims to stimulate discussion and share news and experiences on core areas of work. In its new format the Monitor will be produced 10 times a year as an electronic newsletter. For readers with limited Internet access, individual articles will be available on request and a compilation of articles will be printed and distributed approximately every two years
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