|Operational principles for good pharmaceutical procurement (UNICEF - UNFPA - WB - WHO/EDM, 1999, 32 p.)|
New emergency health kit 98, 2nd ed.
The book explains how to use standardized kits of essential drugs, supplies and equipment in the aftermath of large-scale emergencies and disasters. Providing background information on development of the kits, it also gives a detailed description of their contents, treatment guidelines and useful checklists for suppliers and prescribers.
Guidelines for safe disposal of unwanted pharmaceuticals in and after emergencies
The Guidelines describe methods for disposing of unwanted drugs, involving minimal risks to public health and the environment. These methods include landfill, encapsulation, inertization, discharge to a sewer and incineration. The document is intended for ministries, health, environmental and waste management authorities, as well as experts at ministerial, regional and local levels.
Guidelines for drug donations, 2nd ed.
The document presents four core principles and 12 guidelines for drug donations, covering issues such as drug selection, quality assurance, presentation and packaging. By describing "good donation practice", the Guidelines aim to improve the quality of drug donations. They can be adapted and implemented by governments and organizations dealing with this type of assistance, and used as a basis for national or institutional guidelines.