WHO model list of essential medicines


Publication Date 

March 2007
36 p

This is a guide for the development of national and institutional essential medicines lists. It aims to identify cost-effective medicines for priority conditions, together with the reasons for their inclusion. The list has two sections; the first is the core list, and represents the minimum medicine needs for a basic health care system; and the second is a complementary list, presenting essential medicines for priority conditions

Document No:EML 15 

Regional Focus 


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