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WHO calls for applications for 2017 Essential Medicines List update

15 fév 2016 | Under Consultations, Information | Posted by

The World Health Organization has called for applications for the 2017 update of the Essential Medicines List. See the information released by WHO below:

« The WHO Expert Committee on Selection and Use of Essential Medicines will meet in Geneva, Switzerland in April 2017 to consider applications seeking inclusion, changes to or removal of medicines on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML) and Model List of Essential Medicines for Children (EMLc).

Applications may now be submitted for the 2017 revision and update of the Model Lists by the Expert Committee.

The application period will remain open until 2 December 2016. The application period has been extended to facilitate interaction between applicants and the EML Secretariat to ensure applications adequately address the critical elements for selection: public health relevance, clinical efficacy and safety of the proposed medicine.

Information for applicants is available at: http://www.who.int/selection_medicines/committees/expert/21/en/

or by contacting the EML Secretariat via email at: emlsecretariat@who.int. »