WHO/UNICEF
Technical Briefing Seminar
 
on Essential Medicines Policies

What is rational medicine use?

Readings
Adherence to Long-Term Therapies - Evidence for Action
(WHO; 2003; 211 pages)   
Drug and Therapeutics Committees - A Practical Guide
(MSH, WHO; 2003; 155 pages)   
Introduction to Drug Utilization Research
(WHO; 2003; 49 pages)   

Producing National Drug and Therapeutic Information - The Malawi Approach to Developing Standard Treatment Guidelines
(WHO, WHO/DAP; 1994; 49 pages) 

Promoting Rational Use of Medicines: Core Components - WHO Policy Perspectives on Medicines, No. 5, 2002  
WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs Used in Anaesthesia
(WHO; 1989; 60 pages)  [FR]    
WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs used in Bacterial Infections 
(WHO; 2001; 179 pages)   
WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs Used in Leprosy 
(WHO; 1998; 28 pages)   
WHO Model Prescribing Information - Drugs Used in Mycobacterial Diseases 
(WHO; 1991; 44 pages)  [FR] [ES]    
WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs Used in Parasitic Diseases - Second Edition 
(WHO; 1995; 152 pages)  [FR] [ES]    
WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs Used in Skin Diseases
(WHO; 1997; 132 pages)  [FR] [ES]    
WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs Used in the Treatment of Streptococcal Pharyngitis and Prevention of Rheumatic Fever
(WHO/EDM; 1999; 18 pages)   

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