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Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines
The WHO Model List of Essential Medicines has been updated every two years since 1977. The 12th list, dates from April 2002. It contained 325 active substances which include 12 ARVs and over 60 other essential medicines for HIV-related care, including drugs against opportunistic infections.
See also the Essential Medicines Library