WHO list of essential medicines
The WHO Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines met in Geneva earlier this year. The revised, 14th WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (in English) was posted on their web site shortly after.
French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic and Chinese versions of the 14th Model List are available now at:
WHO Model List of Essential Medicines
Launch of a new WHO Medicines web site
The Department of Technical Cooperation for Essential Drugs and Traditional Medicine and the Department of Medicines Policy and Standards are pleased to announce the launch of a new Medicines web site
WHO Medicines Policy and Standards
The site was developed following a User Survey conducted recently and we have benefited from the active input of colleagues within WHO and from partner organizations. It offers fresh content and includes a number of additional features and information resources. The site is structured according to WHOs activities in the area of medicines, facilitating navigation and generally making it more user-friendly. Key features include:
- Advanced Medicines and WHO Google site search
- An expanded medicines News and Events section; and
- Integrated web databases and on-line information retrieval.
Other important resources available on the site are: